Mo*nas"tic (?), Mo*nas"tic*al (?), a. [Gr. monk: cf. F. monastique. See Monastery.]

1.

Of or pertaining to monasteries, or to their occupants, rules, etc., as, monastic institutions or rules.

2.

Secluded from temporal concerns and devoted to religion; recluse.

"A life monastic."

Denham.

 

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