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monk



Pronunciation: (mungk), [key]
n.
1. (in Christianity) a man who has withdrawn from the world for religious reasons, esp. as a member of an order of cenobites living according to a particular rule and under vows of poverty, chastity, and obedience.
2. (in any religion) a man who is a member of a monastic order: a Buddhist monk.
3. Print.a dark area on a printed page caused by uneven inking of the plate or type. Cf. friar (def. 2).

Monk



Pronunciation: (mungk), [key]
n.
1. The•lo•ni•ous Pronunciation: (thu-lō'nē-us) [key] (Sphere), 1917–1982, U.S. jazz pianist and composer.
2. George. See Monck, George.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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