Definition of Monkeries

1. monkery [n] - See also: monkery



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Monkeries

monitory
monitour
monitours
monitress
monitresses
monitrice
monitrix
monk's cloth
monk's hood
monk's hoods
monk's pepper
monk seal
monk vulture
monk vultures
monkeries (current term)
monkery
monkey
monkey's fist
monkey's fists
monkey's puzzle
monkey-bread
monkey-bread tree
monkey-cup
monkey-faced owl
monkey-faced owls
monkey-house
monkey-paw
monkey-pot
monkey-shine

Literary usage of Monkeries

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

1. The unity and harmony in God's word, as found in the Bible, the world, and man by John Coutts (1881)
"(6) But the repentance is not true; there an? feast-days and solemn assemblies, hut these are monkeries, so long aa judgment and righteousness are not loved ..."

2. The unity and harmony in God's word, as found in the Bible, the world, and man by John Coutts (1881)
"(6) But the repentance is not true; there an? feast-days and solemn assemblies, hut these are monkeries, so long aa judgment and righteousness are not loved ..."

3. The Christian World: The Magazine of the American and Foreign Christian Union by American and Foreign Christian Union (1854)
"... to maintain that we ought to introduce into this country nunneries and convents, and monkeries and confessionals, and all the machinery of Romanism, ..."

4. The Christian World: The Magazine of the American and Foreign Christian Union by American and Foreign Christian Union (1854)
"... to maintain that we ought to introduce into this country nunneries and convents, and monkeries and confessionals, and all the machinery of Romanism, ..."

5. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1890)
"Bp. Bale, English Votaries, I. was one of the richest and strongest monkeries in the realm. Coeval with the conquest, it [the Benedictine St. Mary's) ..."

6. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1890)
"Bp. Bale, English Votaries, I. was one of the richest and strongest monkeries in the realm. Coeval with the conquest, it [the Benedictine St. Mary's) ..."

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