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Definition of "anchoret" [an•cho•ret]

  • Alternative spelling of anchorite. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "anchoret" in a sentence
  • "She is acting by me like an angel, and if she were to command me to turn anchoret, I know I ought to obey her. '"
  • "As he sate thus, with his dark eye turned towards the scowling and blackening heaven, a horseman rode rapidly up to him, and stopping, as if to let his horse breathe for an instant, made a sort of obeisance to the anchoret, with an air betwixt effrontery and embarrassment."
  • "Nothing would persuade me sooner that John was indeed an anchoret, than that which he himself saith, that he did not know Jesus, John 1: 31, whereas he was so very near akin to him."