The nooks of ruin where the old monks had once had their refectories and gardens, and where the strong walls were now pressed into the service of humble sheds and stables, were almost as silent as the old monks in their graves.
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He and Werner eat their first meal in their starchy new uniforms at a long wooden table in the refectory.
Anthony Doerr -- All the Light We Cannot See
Restored to its normal identity as a refectory, enormous cauldrons of porridge were being dispensed, together with bannocks baked on the hearth and spread with molasses.