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monk
used in Great Expectations

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a male member of a religious order typically living under vows of poverty, chastity, and obedience
  • 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.
    Chapter 49 (3% in)
  • 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.
    Chapter 49 (4% in)

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