◄ Recluse ►

1. (n.) A person who lives in seclusion, as a hermit or monk\; specifically, one of a class of secluded devotees who live in single cells, usually attached to monasteries.

2. (a.) Shut up; sequestered; retired from the world or from public notice; solitary; living apart; as, a recluse monk or hermit; a recluse life.

3. (n.) The place where a recluse dwells.

4. (v. t.) To shut up; to seclude.

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