See also:room in a
See also:building, particularly a small monastic
See also:house (see ABBEY), generally in the
See also:country, belonging to large conventual buildings, and intended for
See also:change of air for the monks, as well as places to reside in to look after the lands, vassals, &c . Thus
See also:Tynemouth was a
See also:cell to St Albans;
See also:Ashwell, Herts, to
See also:Westminster Abbey . The
See also:term was also used of the small sleeping apartments of the monks, or a small apartment used by the anchorite or
See also:hermit . This use still survives in the application to the small
See also:chambers in a prison (q.v.) in which prisoners are confined . The word is applied to various small compartments which build up a compound structure such as a
See also:honeycomb, to the minute compartments in a tissue, &c . More particularly the word is used, in electrical science, of the single constituent compartments of a voltaic battery (q.v.), and in
See also:biology of the living units of
See also:protoplasm of which
See also:plants and animals are composed (see CYTOLOGY) .
CELIBACY (Lat. caelibatus, from caelebs, unmarried)...
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