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The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
  • n. A man who is a member of a brotherhood living in a monastery and devoted to a discipline prescribed by his order: a Carthusian monk; a Buddhist monk.
  • Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
  • n. A male member of a monastic order who has devoted his life for religious service.
  • n. in earlier usage, an eremite or hermit devoted to solitude, as opposed to a cenobite, who lived communally.
  • n. A male who leads an isolated life; a loner, a hermit.
  • n. An unmarried man who does not have sexual relationships.
  • n. A judge.
  • the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
  • n. A man who retires from the ordinary temporal concerns of the world, and devotes himself to religion; one of a religious community of men inhabiting a monastery, and bound by vows to a life of chastity, obedience, and poverty.
  • n. A blotch or spot of ink on a printed page, caused by the ink not being properly distributed. It is distinguished from a friar, or white spot caused by a deficiency of ink.
  • n. A piece of tinder made of agaric, used in firing the powder hose or train of a mine.
  • n.
  • n. A South American monkey (Pithecia monachus); also applied to other species, as Cebus xanthocephalus.
  • n. The European bullfinch.
  • The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • n. Originally, a man who retired from the world for religious meditation and the practice of religious duties in solitude; a religious hermit; in later use, a member of a community or fraternity of men formed for the practice of religious devotions and duties, and bound by the vows of poverty, celibacy, and obedience to a superior; specifically, a regular male denizen of a monastery.
  • n. A name of various animals.
  • n. In printing, an over-inked spot or blotch in print, usually made by imperfect distribution of ink. Compare friar, 2.
  • n. Milit., a fuse for firing mines.
  • n. Synonyms Hermit, etc. See anchoret.
  • WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
  • n. a male religious living in a cloister and devoting himself to contemplation and prayer and work
  • n. United States jazz pianist who was one of the founders of the bebop style (1917-1982)
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    Cross Reference
    Words with the same meaning
    ecclesiastic    conventual    monastic    friar    religieux    cenobite    coenobite    anchoret    prior    caloyer   
    Words with the same terminal sound
    Funk    blunk    bunk    chunk    clunk    crunk    debunk    drunk    dunk    flunk   
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    priest    nun    warrior    scholar    saint    servant    gentleman    prince    doctor    bishop