Definition of Hermitry

1. the state of being a hermit [n -RIES]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hermitry

hermitaries
hermitary
hermitess
hermitesses
hermithood
hermitic
hermitical
hermiticity
hermitism
hermitisms
hermitize
hermitized
hermitizes
hermitizing
hermitries
hermitry (current term)
hermits
hermodactyl
hermodactyls
herms
hern
hernani
hernanis
hernia
hernia en bissac
hernia knife
hernia of the broad ligament of the uterus
hernia repair
hernia uteri inguinale
herniae

Literary usage of Hermitry

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Library of Southern Literature by Edwin Anderson Alderman, Joel Chandler Harris, Charles William Kent (1909)
"The profession of hermitry, if one may call it so, is a lost art; it has been overwhelmed by teeming populations and newer fashions. ..."

2. Queed: A Novel by Henry Sydnor Harrison (1911)
"... from his academic hermitry into contact with the visible life around him. And everywhere that he had touched life, it had turned about and smitten him. ..."

3. History of the Christian Church from Its Origin to the Present Time by William Maxwell Blackburn (1879)
"hermitry, which first appeared in Egypt and Syria. The hermit (eremite, anchoret, monk) was the man of the desert, living alone in his cell or cave, ..."

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