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cloister
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Measure for Measure
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cloister
Used in
Measure for Measure
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  • I pr'ythee, Lucio, do me this kind service: This day my sister should the cloister enter, And there receive her approbation: Acquaint her with the danger of my state; Implore her, in my voice, that she make friends To the strict deputy; bid herself assay him; I have great hope in that: for in her youth There is a prone and speechless dialect Such as moves men; beside, she hath prosperous art When she will play with reason and discourse, And well she can persuade.  (not reviewed by editor)

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religious sense
architectural sense
as in: cloister ourselves away
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