Uncloister

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • v. t Uncloister To release from a cloister, or from confinement or seclusion; to set free; to liberate.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • uncloister To release from a cloister or from confinement; set at liberty.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.t Uncloister un-kloi′stėr to free from the cloister.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1st pref. un-, + cloister,

Usage

In literature:

She is the head of the sisters,' said the Prioress; 'but we have few dealings with uncloistered sisters.
"Two Penniless Princesses" by Charlotte M. Yonge
In her horror at the discovery of the foulness of the sin, she vows herself to the life of an uncloistered nun.
"Character Sketches of Romance, Fiction and the Drama, Vol 1" by The Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D.
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