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Cloister

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He retired into a cloister, a monastery. Almost all monasteries have a cloister or covered walk, which generally occupied three sides of a quadrangle.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Clipper
Clipping Pace (A)
Cliquot (of Punch celebrity)
Cloacina
Cloak and Sword Plays
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Clodhopper
Clog Almanac
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