Definition of Monks

1. Noun. (plural of monk) ¹



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Definition of Monks

1. monk [n] - See also: monk

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Monks

monkeywrenching
monkfish
monkfishes
monkhood
monkhoods
monkie
monkied
monkies
monking
monkish
monkishly
monkishness
monklike
monkly
monks (current term)
monkshood
monkshoods
mono
mono-
mono-amelia
mono-ii
mono-iodotyrosine
mono-theism
mono-unsaturate
mono-unsaturates
mono theism
monoacetone
monoacetylated
monoacetylation

Literary usage of Monks

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1. The History of the Reformation of the Church of England by Gilbert Burnet, Edward Nares (1843)
"I-anthony, August the Prior and 21 Abbington, Bened. the Abbot and monks, ... Lincolnsh. the Commend, and 8 monks ff. r 11 Am the Statute far ..."

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)
"In 1057 Bishop Adalbero replaced the canons by thirty Benedictine monks from Ansbach. After a short period of decline in the first half of the fifteenth ..."

3. Education by Project Innovation (Organization) (1909)
"The Scholarly monks of San Lazzaro, Venice PROFESSOR JOHN W. HARSHBERGER, ... The devotion and application of the monks produced in the course of years a ..."

4. Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature by H.W. Wilson Company (1909)
"monks at Meteora: the monasteries of Thessa- ly. E. Perkins. II. Nat. Geog. M. 20: 799- 807. ... Scholarly monks of San Lazzaro. Venice IW: Harshberger. ..."

5. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon, Henry Hart Milman (1852)
"The novice was tempted to bestow his fortune on the Western monks, (Cod. Regul. part ii. p. 174, 235, 288 ;) and the Rule of ..."

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