Definition of 'nunnery'
Example sentences containing 'nunnery'
And I certainly couldn't ask her: she was as likely to tell me the truth as she was to enter a nunnery.C B GREENFIELD - A LITTLE MADNESS (2003)
They forswear their wicked lives and retire, Adam MacAdam to a monastery, and Suzie Chong to a nunnery.WEEKEND FOR MURDER (2003) CORMORANT (2003)
There'll be a building at the nunnery named after Morty, oh, yes, oh, yes.FATAL FLAW (2003)
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