from The Century Dictionary.
- noun Middle English forms of
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'And thenne the kynge and al estates wente home unto Camelot, and soo wente to evensonge to the grete mynster.
The Book-Hunter at Home P. B. M. Allan
That Botulph really did build a monastery at Icanhoe is attested by an entry in the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle under the year 654: Botulf ongan thoet mynster timbrian oet Yceanho, i.e. Botulph began to build the minster at Icanhoe.
The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 2: Assizes-Browne 1840-1916 1913
'Beorminster,' explained the pedantic dean, not unmoved by his listener's artificial charms, 'is derived from two Anglo-Saxon words -- Bëorh a hill, and mynster the church of a monastery.
The Bishop's Secret Fergus Hume 1895
"And thenne the kynge and al estates wente home unto Camelot, and soo wente to evensonge to the grete mynster, and soo after upon that to souper; and every knyght sette in his owne place as they were to forehand.