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cloister
used in All Quiet on the Western Front

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Definition
a covered walkway and the courtyard it surrounds with an open colonnade on one side of the walkway and the perimeter building walls on the other side — especially as an area of quiet contemplation on religious grounds
  • Between the glowing columns of the cloister is the cool darkness that only churches have, and I stand there and wonder whether, when I am twenty, I shall have experienced the bewildering emotions of love.
    Chapter 6 (55% in)
cloister = a covered walkway and the courtyard it surrounds
  • The parachute-lights soar upwards—and I see a picture, a summer evening, I am in the cathedral cloister
    Chapter 6 (54% in)
  • I ... look at the tall rose trees that bloom in the middle of the little cloister garden where the monks lie buried.
    Chapter 6 (54% in)

There are no more uses of "cloister" in All Quiet on the Western Front.

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