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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of habit.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Clothed; arrayed; dressed.
  • Fixed by habit; accustomed.
  • Inhabited.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. dressed in a habit


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  • The Pope, habited as at the Tenebrae preceded by the Cross, without his ring, without giving his blessing, enter the Chapel, deposits his mitre and says a short prayer.

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  • Consider: the raid began with Israeli jets taking off after dark and proceeding north toward the northeast corner of Syria, toward a bleak barely habited stretch of land near the Euphrates.

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  • Cloister bells toll the hour and habited sisters gather for daily devotions.

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  • Using the nom de theatre Hilda Rohan, Mrs. Dawes had separated from her husband and had subsequently co-habited with Henderson, resulting in the birth of Alexander Olaf Henderson.

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  • And even after it was all over, looking back, I still feel more like I observed them rather than co-habited their skins as they went about their adventures.

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  • Nuns are also shown in the margins of initials, like in the birth of Mary in the Nuremberg gradual, where a kneeling habited figure venerates the newborn child. 152 Another nun in a Strasbourg processional observes Christ washing the feet of an apostle.

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  • A Benedictine like these his brothers, tonsured and habited, he stood erect in the dignity of his office and the humility and simplicity of his nature, as fragile as a child and as durable as a tree.

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  • Then as suddenly as she had halted she shook the rein, and set her horse to an impatient trot downhill, leaving her black-habited escort behind, and threaded a way deeper into the cavalcade to shake them off at least for a few rebellious moments.

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  • He entered by the south door, and found a habited monk lying motionless like a cross before the threshold of the choir.

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  • A brother of the Benedictines, habited and cowled, who had used him like a son.

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