What does the word nunnery mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • A convent for nuns.

Usage examples for nunnery

  1. As I knew that the farther I was from the nunnery, the less chance I had of being supposed an impostor, I gained the high road, and ran as fast as I could in the direction from Marseilles to Toulouse. – The Pacha of Many Tales by Captain Frederick Marryat
  2. Not yet twenty- six, and in a nunnery! – Beyond by John Galsworthy
  3. Next morning Brother Copas visited the outer office of the Nunnery and carefully inspected the Nurses' Diary. – Brother Copas by Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch