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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of uncloister.


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  • So, Eve defends a tested, uncloistered virtue; Adam opposes putting oneself to the test.

    A "cloistered virtue" Horace Jeffery Hodges 2005

  • Among the uncloistered orders of religious women -- and here we expect to be better understood and more fairly met by those whose knowledge of "religion" is not personal -- there are many that fulfill heroic missions, perform useful tasks, or even silent, uncomplaining drudgery.

    Lippincott's Magazine of Popular Literature and Science Volume 17, No. 099, March, 1876 Various

  • Schools are maintained in every diocese, the Instituto Provincial, and many colleges are conducted by private individuals, religious orders, and nuns both cloistered and uncloistered.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 3: Brownson-Clairvaux 1840-1916 1913

  • There are four male religious congregations with 4 monasteries, 10 cloistered female congregations with 27 houses, and 11 uncloistered with 29 houses.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 8: Infamy-Lapparent 1840-1916 1913

  • Bourgeoys founded an uncloistered community, its members bound only by simple vows.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 11: New Mexico-Philip 1840-1916 1913

  • Cruz, besides other uncloistered communities of women, viz., the Sisters of Charity in the Hospital Provincial and the

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 9: Laprade-Mass Liturgy 1840-1916 1913

  • The better class of these female mendicants soon formed themselves into uncloistered charitable

    Light, Life, and Love : selections from the German mystics of the middle ages William Ralph Inge 1907

  • Christian and the brutes, of love and hate, grudging and open humour, faith and works, cloisters and thoughts uncloistered -- all in the green wood -- you will know as much as I do if you have cared to follow the argument.

    The Forest Lovers Maurice Hewlett 1892

  • And the nuns of St. Helen's did not, as has already been seen, think much of an uncloistered sister.

    Two Penniless Princesses Charlotte Mary Yonge 1862

  • It was unpardonable; and as to a bedeswoman, working uncloistered in the streets, Lily viewed that as neither the one thing nor the other, neither religious nor secular; and she was persuaded that a little exertion on the part of the brother, whom she viewed as a paladin, would overcome all coyness on the lady's part.

    The Caged Lion Charlotte Mary Yonge 1862


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