cloistered, cloistral, conventual, monastic, monastical
Meaning: of communal life sequestered from the world under religious vows
meaning of the word
Meaning: a male religious living in a cloister and devoting himself to contemplation and prayer and work
Many of the monastic colleges had very large numbers of students.
But our business here is mainly with the early monastic schools, which became so celebrated all over Europe.
To notice all the monastic schools of old that attained eminence would demand more space than can be afforded here.
Ultimately he was sent to a monastic school and thence to the University of Tuebingen, where he graduated second on the list.
Of the monastic institutions for men there is no occasion to speak, except in so far as they contributed to the intellectual advancement of woman.
These were what are called monastic or ecclesiastical schools, for they were mostly taught by monks; while the older schools, being taught by laymen, were called lay schools.
After he had departed to the Lord, Cuthbert became provost of that monastery, where he instructed many in the rule of monastic life, both by the authority of a master, and the example of his own behaviour.
Lily, who was sitting next to Mrs. Dale, put her hand out secretly and got hold of her mother's, thereby indicating that she did not intend to occupy the cell offered to her by her uncle; or to look to him as the companion of her monastic seclusion.
Some, also, having secretly embraced the doctrine of the reformation, were glad to be freed from their vows; and on the whole, the design was conducted with such success, than in less than two years the king had got possession of all the monastic revenues.