monastic habit

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n monastic habit a long loose habit worn by monks in a monastery
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Usage

In literature:

In the monastic habit, Isaac recovered his health, and survived two years his voluntary abdication.
"The History of The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire Volume 4" by Edward Gibbon
In the monastic habit, Isaac recovered his health, and survived two years his voluntary abdication.
"The History of The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire Volume 4" by Edward Gibbon
No doubt he had to thank the monastic habits of his life that it assailed him with such violence.
"The Emancipated" by George Gissing
In 1241 More O'Donnell, Lord of Tir-Connell, died in Assaroe, in the monastic habit.
"An Illustrated History of Ireland from AD 400 to 1800" by Mary Frances Cusack
From St. Swithin, he received the monastic habit, and was appointed by Bishop Helmstan one of his sub-deacons!
"The Pleasures of England" by John Ruskin
Joan La Despenser smoothed down her monastic habit, and leaned her head back against the wall.
"The Well in the Desert" by Emily Sarah Holt
Wherefore, hearing himself so greatly praised by the voices of all, at the age of seventeen he boldly threw off his monastic habit.
"Lives of the Most Eminent Painters Sculptors and Architects" by Giorgio Vasari
At Argenteuil Abelard had her dressed in the monastic habit, though she did not take the vows.
"Women of Mediæval France" by Pierce Butler
In the mean time, Ivar, failing in an attempt to revenge his injuries, assumed the monastic habit, and retired into Rushen Abbey.
"The New-York Weekly Magazine" by Various
He took the monastic habit at Salamanca in 1544.
"The History of the Inquisition of Spain from the Time of its Establishment to the Reign of Ferdinand VII." by Juan Antonio Llorente
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