Definition of Monastical
1. Adjective. Of communal life sequestered from the world under religious vows.
Similar to: Unworldly
Derivative terms: Cloister, Convent, Convent, Monastic
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Monastical
Literary usage of Monastical
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A Tour Through the Isle of Man: To which is Subjoined a Review of the Manks by David Robertson (1794)
"THE ABBEY—ITS ANCIENT DIGNITY—REFLECTIONS ON monastical INSTITUTIONS—AN INTERESTING STORY. AT a little distance from ..."
2. A Catalogue of the Library of the London Institution: Systematically Classed by London Institution Library, William Upcott, Edward William Brayley, Richard Thomson (1835)
"1787 monastical and Ecclesiastical Antiquities of England and Wales. Tanner (Thomas) Notitia Monastica; or, An Account of all the Abbies, Priories, ..."
3. A catalogue of the library collected by miss Richardson Currer at Eshton hall by Charles James Stewart, Richardson Currer, Frances Mary Richardson Currer (1833)
"Ecclesiastical and monastical Topography. See also Manuscripts ; and for particular accounts, &c. of cathedral churches or abbeys, vide the various counties ..."