cloister / ˈklɔɪ stər /


cloister2 个定义

n. 名词 noun
  1. a covered walk, especially in a religious institution, having an open arcade or colonnade usually opening onto a courtyard.
  2. a courtyard, especially in a religious institution, bordered with such walks.
  3. a place of religious seclusion, as a monastery or convent.
v. 有主动词 verb
  1. to confine in a monastery or convent.
  2. to confine in retirement; seclude.
  3. to furnish with a cloister or covered walk.
  4. to convert into a monastery or convent.

cloister 近义词

n. 名词 noun

secluded religious place


  1. The idea of the silence and solitude of the cloister inspired the highly-imaginative girl with a blaze of enthusiasm.
  2. Yes, I knew he would not be in, and so we left him lying down on the bench in the cloister till dinner was over.
  3. I am not sure whether a cloister or a prison, commanding a fine view, be preferable to one without.
  4. You will hear of him; he does not live in a cloister; he is always doing something for somebody.
  5. In the Cloister garden of the Cathedral are preserved a tesselated pavement and the sepulchral slab of a Roman warrior.