What does the word sequestered mean?

    Part of speech: adjective

  • Retired; secluded.

Usage examples for sequestered

  1. Anthony bowed to the Archbishop, and was going to withdraw, but the Archbishop went on: " I will tell you," he said, " for your private ear only at present, that I have received an order this day from my Lords of the Council, bidding me to keep to my house for six months; and telling me that I am sequestered by the Queen's desire. – By What Authority? by Robert Hugh Benson
  2. " Much is to be said for, and much is to be said against a single life," thought the old gentleman, walking up and down the sequestered garden- path to which he had retired, and applying himself at shorter intervals than usual to the knob of his ivory cane. – Man and Wife by Wilkie Collins
  3. Their speech keeps them a sequestered place which is Italian, Italian beyond the ken of the traveller, and beyond the reach of alteration. – Essays by Alice Meynell