monkhood

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noun monk·hood \ˈməŋk-ˌhu̇d\

Definition of monkhood

  1. 1 :  the character, condition, or profession of a monk :  monasticism

  2. 2 :  monks as a class

Before 12th Century

First Known Use of monkhood

before 12th century

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