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monkhood

[muhngk-hoo d] /ˈmʌŋk hʊd/
noun
1.
the condition or profession of a monk.
2.
monks collectively.
Origin
Middle English monkehode, Old English munuchād. See monk, -hood
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British Dictionary definitions for monkhood

monkhood

/ˈmʌŋkhʊd/
noun
1.
the condition of being a monk
2.
monks collectively
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