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- adj. Alternative form of monastic.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Same as monastic.
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- adj. of communal life sequestered from the world under religious vows
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Ademar's Apostolic Mass was written to commemorate the planned recognition of Martial's promoted status, but the event was a failure, sabotaged by Ademar's more famous monastical contemporary, Benedict, who regarded the Martial hagiography as nonsense; Ademar tried to appeal to the pope, but was denied the chance.
No one expects the presidency to be monastical of course.
That which is written of Saint Francis 'five wounds, and other such monastical effects, of him and others, may justly be referred to this our melancholy; and that which Matthew Paris relates of the  monk of
And methinks some time or other, amongst so many rich bachelors, a benefactor should be found to build a monastical college for old, decayed, deformed, or discontented maids to live together in, that have lost their first loves, or otherwise miscarried, or else are willing howsoever to lead a single life.
Pish, said the monk, that is not the reason of it, but, according to the true monastical philosophy, it is because my nurse had soft teats, by virtue whereof, whilst she gave me suck, my nose did sink in as in so much butter.
When day, peeping in the east, made the sky turn from black to red like a boiling lobster, he waked us again to take a dish of monastical brewis.
Tickletoby notwithstanding peremptorily bid him provide himself elsewhere if he would, and not to hope for anything out of his monastical wardrobe.
Thou likest best monastical brewis, the prime, the flower of the pot.
Never yet did a man of worth dislike good wine, it is a monastical apophthegm.
This, said Epistemon, is spoke like a true monk; I mean like a right monking monk, not a bemonked monastical monkling.