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cloister
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The Scarlet Letter
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cloister
Used in
The Scarlet Letter
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  • This figure of the study and the cloister, as Hester Prynne's womanly fancy failed not to recall, was slightly deformed, with the left shoulder a trifle higher than the right.  (not reviewed by editor)

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religious sense
architectural sense
as in: cloister ourselves away
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