What does the word nun mean?

Usage examples for nun

  1. I felt sure they would be of service to me with the nun. – The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons by Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
  2. She began by telling me how she came to be a nun through the mere reading of the words of the Gospel " Many are called, and few are chosen." – The Life of St. Teresa of Jesus by Teresa of Avila