Definition of Monastic habit
1. Noun. A long loose habit worn by monks in a monastery.
Lexicographical Neighbors of Monastic Habit
Literary usage of Monastic habit
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"Showing signs of a religious vocation he was entrusted at an early age to the care of St. Columba, who V.—П trained him and gave him the monastic habit. ..."
2. The Annals of Roger de Hoveden: Comprising the History of England and of by Roger, Roger of Hoveden, Henry Thomas Riley (1853)
"William Deschapelles, bishop of Chalons, departed this life on the fifteenth day before the calends of February, having assumed the monastic habit eight ..."
3. Roger of Wendover's Flowers of History: Comprising the History of England by Roger, Matthew Paris (1849)
"... assumed the monastic habit and tonsure, being the eighth English king who exchanged a temporal for an eternal kingdom, to be rewarded in heaven with the ..."
4. The Ecclesiastical History of England and Normandy by Ordericus Vitalis, Guizot (François), Léopold Delisle (1853)
"On his return from this second pilgrimage he determined on quitting the world, and going to Bee, there assumed the monastic habit, and piously granted the ..."
5. Mores Catholici: Or, Ages of Faith by Kenelm Henry Digby (1894)
"... sceptre and embrace tbe monastic habit.* The monk Odilon has recorded the very words of the unhappy emperor's lamentation. This goal belonged to the ..."