Part of speech: noun

A member of a monastic order; a hermit.

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Usage examples "monk":

  1. Up to this time they had a lingering fear that the First Consul was about to play the part of Monk. - "The Life of Napoleon I (Volumes, 1 and 2)", John Holland Rose.
  2. The figure of a monk stood in the doorway with a torch to light him to his room. - "The Weavers, Complete", Gilbert Parker Last Updated: March 14, 2009.
  3. Mr. Monk spoke also. - "Phineas Redux", Anthony Trollope.