Monkly Monk"ly, a. Like, or suitable to, a monk. [R.] [1913 Webster]

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  • monkly — adjective : of or relating to a monk : monastic many illuminations made by patient monkly hands T.B.Costain …   Useful english dictionary

  • monkly — monk·ly …   English syllables

  • monastic — adj 1. cenobitic, conventual, communal, monachal, canonical, Eccles. regular, capitular, cloistral, abbatial, monastical, Rare. monkly, (usu. derogatory) monkish; clerical, priestly, ecclesiastical. 2. ascetic, celibate, disciplined, self… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • Monck — /mungk/, n. 1. Sir Charles Stanley, (4th Viscount Monck, 1st Baron Monck), 1819 94, British colonial administrator, born in Ireland: governor general of Canada 1861 68. 2. Also, Monk. George, (1st Duke of Albermarle and Earl of Torrington), 1608… …   Useful english dictionary

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