Encloister

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • v. t Encloister To shut up in a cloister; to cloister.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • encloister To confine in a cloister; cloister; immure.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.t Encloister en-klois′tėr to immure.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Cf. Incloister

Usage

In literature:

Encloister not the body, but rather shut up the soul from sin.
"The Works of Whittier, Volume V (of VII) Margaret Smith's Journal in the Province of Massachusetts Bay, 1678-9; Tales and Sketches; My Summer with Dr. Singletary: A Fragment; and Others" by John Greenleaf Whittier
Encloister not the body, but rather shut up the soul from sin.
"The Complete Works of Whittier The Standard Library Edition with a linked Index" by John Greenleaf Whittier
They lived encloistered, in absolute retreat, without any relationship with the outside world.
"Lectures on the Origin and Growth of Religion as Illustrated by the Native Religions of Mexico and Peru" by Albert Réville
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