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Noun
A convent or monastery
“Often the cloister was the only refuge for women who wanted to pursue learning and be active in scholarly life.”
Noun
A covered walk in a convent, monastery, college, or cathedral, typically with a colonnade open to a quadrangle on one side
Noun
An area, open to the sky, partially or wholly surrounded by walls or buildings
Noun
Place of safety
Noun
A long passage in a building from which doors lead into rooms
Noun
A small room in which a prisoner is locked up or in which a monk or nun sleeps
Noun
The home of a wild animal
Noun
A path or other structured area on which to travel on foot
Verb
Seclude or shut up in a convent or monastery
“The Congress likes to cloister its leader in a tower surrounded by loyal party leaders, accessible only to the select few.”
Verb
To shut up in a cloister
Verb
To put in or as if in prison
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