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- Dwelling or raised in, or as if in, cloisters; solitary.
- 1662, [Samuel Butler], “[The First Part of Hudibras]”, in Hudibras. The First and Second Parts. […], London: […] John Martyn and Henry Herringman, […], published 1678; republished in A[lfred] R[ayney] Waller, editor, Hudibras: Written in the Time of the Late Wars, Cambridge: University Press, 1905, →OCLC:
- Cloistered friars and vestal nuns.
- 1741, William Shenstone, The Judgment of Hercules:
- In cloister'd state let selfish sages dwell, / Proud that their heart is narrow as their cell.
- Isolated, protected, hidden away for the sake of maintaining innocence.
- Naive, lacking in worldliness.
- Furnished with cloisters.
furnished with cloisters