cloister

Part of speech: verb

To seclude, as in a cloister.

Part of speech: verb

To provide with cloisters.

Part of speech: noun

A covered walk, as for monks; a monastery; ocnvent.

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Usage examples "cloister":

  1. The precaution of covering the cloister with a glass roof has only been taken in modern times, and too late. - "Fra Bartolommeo", Leader Scott (Re-Edited By Horace Shipp And Flora Kendrick).
  2. In the cloister, too, there was silence at the sunset hour. - "The Blue Flower, and Others", Henry van Dyke.
  3. I could live in a cloister or a prison without caring. - "The Chouans", Honore de Balzac.