from The Century Dictionary.
- Of or belonging to a convent.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- adjective Of or from, or pertaining to, a convent.
- adjective See
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From what she had seen of her charms, even in the plain, homely dress of her order, she knew that they had been very powerful; but reason told her that they had never succeeded in winning Charley Foster's heart one moment from its allegiance -- else why had he failed to use the opportunity her rejection had offered for his espousing the Italian girl? and why had the latter entered upon a conventical life, if there was any hope for her of a destiny in the world so happy as to be the wife of Major Foster?