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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR MINSTER

It may be that he can prefer thee to some post about the minster.

We missed our morning mass, it will do us no harm to hear Nones in the Minster.

The Holy Well, which was inside the minster, is now covered up.

Its minster was founded in the days of Æthelstan, but the remains are Norman work.

I have just come from the minster, but could see nothing of him there.

His stately house of Fording could be seen on a clear day from the minster tower.

I fancy it was he who was talking with you in the minster this afternoon, was it not?

If he has visited this house, it has been to see Mr Westray about the restoration of the minster.

But these are guerdons of yesterday in comparison with other relics the Minster guards.

Once more the workmen began the work of building the minster.

WORD ORIGIN

Old English mynster "the church of a monastery" (8c.), from Late Latin monasterium (see monastery). Cf. Old French moustier, French moûtier, Old Irish manister.

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