Noun(1) residence that is a place of religious seclusion (such as a monastery(2) a courtyard with covered walks (as in religious institutions
Verb(1) surround with a cloister, as of a garden(2) surround with a cloister(3) seclude from the world in or as if in a cloister
(1) The Congress likes to cloister its leader in a tower surrounded by loyal party leaders, accessible only to the select few.(2) They can simply say something such as ├ö├ç├┐I am of the Cloister, and my cloister is of deep seclusion.├ö├ç├û(3) As they entered the north-east transept from the cloister , the tumult of the knights' party caused the monks in the choir to stop singing vespers.(4) the monastery was where the Brothers would cloister themselves to meditate(5) ├ö├ç├┐It used to be like an open cloister but the archways were closed in,├ö├ç├û explained Mr Purslow.(6) he was inclined more to the cloister than the sword(7) Sirens, the most common hybrids to be included in Romanesque sculpture, appear frequently in the context of the monastic cloister .(8) She who had abandoned the world outside the cloister walls found the microcosm of the community within too large.(9) When guests are present they are expected to cloister themselves from view.(10) The setting is revolutionary France and a cloister of Carmelite nuns.(11) Sitting rooms lead off a wide, airy corridor, like a convent cloister , where light floods in.(12) The very texts that the monks were reading in the cloister were often decorated with a similar repertoire of disturbing creatures.(13) The same serrated silhouette rounds off the long workshop volume on the opposite side of the cloister .(14) Sometimes Behrens recalls these stories from the vantage point of the monastic cloister .(15) He was born at York and educated in the cloister school there under Archbishop Egbert.(16) Thomas Merton described in a letter to Dorothy Day the movement of his spirit from the cloister to the world.