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cloister

noun

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a residence for men under religious vows
  • monks living in a cloister in the country

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The first known use of cloister was in the 13th century

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“Cloister.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/cloister. Accessed 18 Sep. 2020.

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