from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A member of a contemplative order founded during the 11th century by Saint Bruno.
- adj. Of or relating to the Carthusian order.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A member of a Christian contemplative order of monks founded by Bruno of Cologne (St Bruno) in 1084.
- n. A pupil of Charterhouse School (founded in a Carthusian monastery)
- adj. Of, or relating to this order.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A member of an exceeding austere religious order, founded at Chartreuse in France by St. Bruno, in the year 1086.
- adj. Pertaining to the Carthusian.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One of a contemplative order of monks founded in 1086 by St. Bruno in the Grande Chartreuse, a wild mountain group in the diocese of Grenoble in France.
- n. A scholar of the Charterhouse in London. See Charterhouse.
- Pertaining to the order of monks above named.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. of or relating to the Carthusian order
- n. a member of the Carthusian order
Tell him how our father-prior of the Carthusian is going on, in order that I may be able to write to him about our affairs.
Sister Margaret, commonly called the Carthusian nun, was the name of the singular woman who was chosen to be my teacher.
"Carthusian," and afterwards re-published in Murray's "Reading for the
In September, the Nelson Chan Property Trust bought Carthusian Court, a 31,031-square-foot development, for £11.65 million from the Chamber of Shipping.
Someone poured several shots of green Chartreuse, a French liqueur made by Carthusian Monks since the 1740s.
Into Great Silence 2005- In this intimate doc, we get a never-before-seen glimpse of the daily lives and rituals of the Grande Chartreuse, an 11th-century monastery inhabited by modern-day Carthusian monks, whose vows of silence and poverty guide them to states of profound inner holiness.
'Into Great Silence' 2005 The spoken word is seldom heard in Philip Gröning's remarkable documentary record of life inside France's Grande Chartreuse monastery, where Carthusian monks live in silence broken mainly by prayer and song.
Traditions such as the ancient Ambrosian rite, the Carmelite and Cistercian usages, the Carthusian and Premonstratensian, the Bragan, the Lyonese and the Mozarabic, and yes, most certainly too the venerable Dominican liturgical books.
Monasticism has always been something of great interest to me, particularly in its Benedictine and Carthusian incarnations.
Within the Carthusian rite, dalmatics and tunicles are not used generally.