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  1. cloister

    • IPA[ˈklɔɪstə]

    英式

    • n.
      a covered walk in a convent, monastery, college, or cathedral, typically with a colonnade open to a quadrangle on one side;a convent or monastery.
    • v.
      seclude or shut up in a convent or monastery
    • verb: cloister, 3rd person present: cloisters, gerund or present participle: cloistering, past tense: cloistered, past participle: cloistered

    • noun: cloister, plural noun: cloisters

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    • 1. seclude or shut up in a convent or monastery the monastery was where the Brothers would cloister themselves to meditate
    • adj.
      enclosed by or having a cloister: a cloistered walkway

    Oxford Dictionary

    • adj.
      having or enclosed by a cloister, as in a monastery: a cloistered walkway bordered the courtyard

    Oxford American Dictionary

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    • IPA[ˈkloistər]

    美式

    • n.
      a covered walk in a convent, monastery, college, or cathedral, typically with a wall on one ... the shadowed cloisters of the convent
    • v.
      seclude or shut up in or as if in a convent or monastery: the monastery was where the Brothers would cloister themselves to meditate she cloisters herself at home

    Oxford American Dictionary