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Someone called him a hermit crab lurking in the halls of the United Nations.
Its our old friend the hermit of the mill, explained Tom in a low voice.
And I likewise hope we find the hermit, if there really is such a creature.
For the trial of Luke the hermit, that famous trial which to this day they are still talking of in Puddleby, was over.
“Two of them, Abraham,” said the hermit; and then all hands laughed.
With these words, the hermit retired into the recesses of the cave, and Luis issued into the open air.
early 12c., "religious recluse," from Old French (h)eremite, from Late Latin ermita, from Greek eremites, literally "person of the desert," from eremia "desert, solitude," from eremos "uninhabited, empty, desolate, bereft," from PIE *ere- (2) "to separate" (cf. Latin rete "net," Lithuanian retis "sieve"). Transferred sense of "person living in solitude" is from 1799. The hermit crab (1735) was so called for its solitary habits.