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Spell Check of monastery

Correct spelling: monastery


Definition of monastery:

  1. A house of religious retirement; an abbey or a convent.

Google Ngram Viewer results for monastery:

This graph shows how "monastery" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.

Examples of usage for monastery:

  1. The abbot once said, seated in chapter, certain words by which he seemed to eagerly desire the good- will of the monastery.
  2. The original chapter house of the monastery was built by Godefridus, the sacrist, about 1107.
  3. " One day this monk was in the garden of the monastery where he lived, reading in his book. "Fairies and Folk of Ireland" , William Henry Frost.

Quotes for monastery:

  1. Nothing more rapidly inclines a person to go into a monastery than reading a book on etiquette. There are so many trivial ways in which it is possible to commit some social sin. - Quentin Crisp
  2. I don't think there's any great mystery to writing female characters, so long as you talk to them. If you lived in a monastery and never met any women, maybe it would be difficult. - Ken Follett
  3. He was somebody who made me think, I suppose, about the contemplative life. I've always been a city fellow, but I've often had vague thoughts about 'checking out' and perhaps going into a monastery and just seeing what it was like. - Derek Jacobi
  4. My imagination is a monastery and I am its monk. - John Keats
  5. You utter a vow or forge a signature and you may find yourself bound for life to a monastery, a woman or prison. - Bronislaw Malinowski
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