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monkhood

[muhngk-hoo d]
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noun
  1. the condition or profession of a monk.
  2. monks collectively.

Origin of monkhood

Middle English monkehode, Old English munuchād. See monk, -hood
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monkhood

noun
  1. the condition of being a monk
  2. monks collectively
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