Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A nun.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • A person bound by monastic vows; a nun; a monk.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Ever notice how much the stacked pair of cream puffs known as a religieuse looks like Les Invalides where Napoleon lies?

    Macarons, Madeleines et More

  • To mock a religieuse is a common amusement with young girls and women of the world.

    Vendetta: a story of one forgotten

  • Millvale's French baker, Jean-Marc Chatellier, is making black-and-gold tarts and other pastries, including a classic religieuse, which is supposed to represent a nun, adapted to represent Steelers fans (jeanmarcchatellier. com / Steelerspastries. htm).

    post-gazette.com - News

  • Ignotus pecori, 'as eulogised by the virgin-chorus in the beautiful epithalamium of Catullus, might be recognised in the youthful' religieuse 'if only human passion could be excluded; but the story of Heloise and Abelard is not a solitary proof of the superiority of human nature over an impossible and artificial spirituality.

    The Superstitions of Witchcraft

  • On y voit plus d’expression religieuse, mais cela ne veut pas dire que les gens sont plus spirituels que chez nous, où la religion est une affaire privée et souvent avec peu de manifestations extérieures.

    2006 November — Climb to the Stars

  • On y voit plus d’expression religieuse, mais cela ne veut pas dire que les gens sont plus spirituels que chez nous, où la religion est une affaire privée et souvent avec peu de manifestations extérieures.

    Inde spirituelle ou matérialiste? — Climb to the Stars

  • Eli Meir Kaplan for The Wall Street Journal Mr. Bitauld's pastry choices include, from left, raspberry tarts, mille-feuille and religieuse.

    A Quick Lunch for Busy People

  • Eli Meir Kaplan for The Wall Street Journal Mr. Bitauld's pastry choices include, from left, raspberry tarts, mille-feuille and religieuse.

    A Quick Lunch for Busy People

  • The subject matter ranges from dignified nature-poetry (Du Bellay) and Petrarchesque lyrics (Ronsard), through sententious and moralizing texts, to the familiar drinking-songs, some macaronic texts, and Rabelaisian amorous and bawdy narratives; no one wrote more amusing chansons of this last type (En un chasteau and Il esteoit une religieuse are excellent examples).

    Archive 2009-06-01

  • “Dans les écoles, les collèges et les lycées publics, le port de signes ou tenues par lesquels les élèves manifestent ostensiblement une appartenance religieuse est interdit.”

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Georgia Courts Expressly Allow Religious Headgear in Court:

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