well-cloistered

cloistered

[kloi-sterd]
adjective
1.
secluded from the world; sheltered: a cloistered life.
2.
having a cloister or cloisters.

Origin:
1575–85; cloister + -ed2

noncloistered, adjective
uncloistered, adjective
well-cloistered, adjective


1. withdrawn, isolated, aloof, sequestered.
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cloistered (ˈklɔɪstəd)
 
adj
1.  secluded or shut up from the world
2.  living in a monastery or nunnery
3.  (of a building, courtyard, etc) having or provided with a cloister

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cloister
c.1300, from O.Fr. clostre or O.E. clauster, both from M.L. claustrum "portion of monastery closed off to laity," from L. claustrum "place shut in, bar, bolt, enclosure," from pp. stem of claudere (see close (v.)). Sense of "enclosed space" extended to "place of religious
seclusion." The verb is recorded from 1581.
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