Definition of Hermits

1. Noun. (plural of hermit) ¹



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Definition of Hermits

1. hermit [n] - See also: hermit

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hermits

hermitary
hermitess
hermitesses
hermithood
hermitic
hermitical
hermiticity
hermitism
hermitisms
hermitize
hermitized
hermitizes
hermitizing
hermitries
hermitry
hermits (current term)
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
hernial

Literary usage of Hermits

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1. A Dictionary of Christian Antiquities: Comprising the History, Institutions by William Smith, Samuel Cheetham (1875)
"hermits. Not content with imposing on selves the burden hard to be borne of а ... It was only in the drc.i:i-; this enthusiasm that hermits began to t,ikr ..."

2. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"Elias is considered the precursor of the hermits in the Old Testament. ... After the persecutions the number of hermits increased greatly in Egypt, ..."

3. Scenes and Characters of the Middle Ages by Edward Lewes Cutts (1872)
"CHAPTER I. THE hermits. |E have already related, in a former chapter (p. 3), that the ascetics who abandoned the stirring world of the ..."

4. The History of the Popes: From the Close of the Middle Ages. Drawn from the by Ludwig Pastor (1902)
"The protection of the Pope was also extended to the Congregation of Augustinian hermits in Italy, who were known by the name of Apostolic Brothers. ..."

5. The Ancient World from the Earliest Times to 800 A.D. by Willis Mason West (1904)
"Eastern hermits and Western Monks. — The eastern Church gave rise early to a class of hermits, who strove each to save his own soul by tormenting his body ..."

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