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Above the flowery cloisters, ferocious-looking gargoyles ignored the children noisily chasing each other and stretched toward the indigo late-summer sky, praying for rain.
IN FRANCE, NARBONNE TAKES A TURN IN THE INTERNATIONAL SPOTLIGHTSYLVIE BIGAROCTOBER 29, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The idea of the silence and solitude of the cloister inspired the highly-imaginative girl with a blaze of enthusiasm.
MADAME ROLAND, MAKERS OF HISTORYJOHN S. C. ABBOTT
Yes, I knew he would not be in, and so we left him lying down on the bench in the cloister till dinner was over.
THE DAISY CHAINCHARLOTTE YONGE
I am not sure whether a cloister or a prison, commanding a fine view, be preferable to one without.
JOURNAL OF A VOYAGE TO BRAZILMARIA GRAHAM
You will hear of him; he does not live in a cloister; he is always doing something for somebody.
TESSA WADSWORTH'S DISCIPLINEJENNIE M. DRINKWATER
In the Cloister garden of the Cathedral are preserved a tesselated pavement and the sepulchral slab of a Roman warrior.
THE TOWNS OF ROMAN BRITAINJAMES OLIVER BEVAN
He was killed at Saint-Merri cloister on June 6, 1832, where he was defending ideas not his own.
REPERTORY OF THE COMEDIE HUMAINE, COMPLETE, A -- ZANATOLE CERFBERR AND JULES FRANOIS CHRISTOPHE
Meanwhile Madame Ysabeau, slipping under the cloister gate, entered her Church.
THE MERRIE TALES OF JACQUES TOURNEBROCHEANATOLE FRANCE
On the eve of that day more than six thousand persons spent the night in the Cloister.
THE MERRIE TALES OF JACQUES TOURNEBROCHEANATOLE FRANCE
You snatch me out of the cold cloister, but, in the bustling, ardent world you condemn me to the conventional chastity?
BALSAMO, THE MAGICIANALEXANDER DUMAS
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO CLOISTER

  • cloister
  • close off
  • cut off
  • draw back
  • enisle
  • hide
  • insulate
  • island
  • secrete
  • segregate
  • separate
  • set apart
  • set off
  • withdraw
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