Definition of Cloisters

1. Noun. (plural of cloister) ¹



2. Verb. (third-person singular of cloister) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Cloisters

1. cloister [v] - See also: cloister

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cloisters

clogs to clogs in three generations
clogwyn
clogwyns
cloison
cloisonn
cloisonne
cloisonnes
cloisons
cloister
cloisteral
cloistered
cloisterer
cloisterers
cloistering
cloisterlike
cloisters (current term)
cloistral
cloistre
cloistres
cloistress
cloistresses
cloke
cloked
clokes
cloking
clomacran phosphate
clomazone
clomb
clombe
clome

Literary usage of Cloisters

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1. Journal by Australian Ex Libris Society (1902)
"... than our venerable cloisters? What are they now ? One of the most frequented entrances to the Cathedral; trodden, in the course of the year, ..."

2. Lombard Architecture by Arthur Kingsley Porter (1917)
"The contemporary cloisters of Frassinoro, in the Modenese, were of the same type. ... The cloisters of Montechiarugolo, built c. 1200, seem to fall half-way ..."

3. The Marriage, Baptismal, and Burial Registers of the Collegiate Church Or by Joseph Lemuel Chester (1876)
"March 1 Colonel Hercules Lowe :10 [cloisters]. March 6 Thomas Kettlewell, one of the Vergers :n [cloisters]. Orlando Gibbons, also Doctor of Music and ..."

4. The Monuments of Christian Rome from Constantine to the Renaissance by Arthur Lincoln Frothingham (1908)
"cloisters THE school showed even greater originality in the development of a new type of cloister. This was natural because its strong point was not ..."

5. Handbook to the Cathedrals of England by Richard John King (1861)
"Returning to the nave, we pass into the cloisters through an Early English porch ... The cloisters are Perpendicular, and their wooden roof deserves notice. ..."

6. The Gentleman's Magazine (1864)
"The cloisters on the north side are very fine, and more richly moulded than usual, ... At the angles of the cloisters are figures under niches. ..."

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