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Definition of "monachal" []

  • Of or pertaining to monks or their lifestyle; monastic. (adjective)

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Use "monachal" in a sentence
  • "It would appear to be a sort of miracle that a man of sense, like Bouhours, should have committed such a mass of extravagance to the press, if we did not know to what excesses men can be carried by the corporate spirit in general, and the monachal spirit in particular."
  • "Therese had appeared herself in her brown garb and as monachal as ever."
  • "But truly it is very unbeseeming to make so slight account of the works of men, seeing yourselves avouch that it is not the habit makes the monk, many being monasterially accoutred, who inwardly are nothing less than monachal, and that there are of those that wear Spanish capes, who have but little of the valour of Spaniards in them."
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