Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A place where persons live in community.
“At a limping run, he vanished into the narrow opening between the northwest corner of the manteion and the southwest corner of the cenoby.”
“Her room had been the smallest and meanest in the old cenoby on Silver Street, with a ceiling that dripped at every shower; yet it had not been too small or too mean for a window past whose threadbare drape wisps of light crept on even the darkest nights.”
“I got our cenoby ready for them, and in those days I used to look like -- like Dahlia, I nearly said, sib, but you never knew Dahlia.”
“The room was twice as large as her longed-for bedroom in the cenoby.”
“If I'd had to live by myself in the cenoby with just Maytera Rose and that chem I couldn't have stood it.”
“Maytera has a little garden back at the cenoby, Your Eminence.”
“She had worn one because her mother, and subsequently Maytera Rose, had said she must; she looked no different now in this yellowed chemise than she had in her own in the cenoby.”
“They sat, Remora tucking the rich overrobe he wore around his legs, Maytera Mint as she might have in the cenoby, her delicate hands folded in her lap, and her head bowed.”
“There's only one other sibyl in my cenoby since Maytera Rose passed on, Maytera Marble.”
“Maytera Marble, who had gone to the cenoby for a sheet, had not yet returned.”
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