Origin of anchoress
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How to use anchoress in a sentence
A local anchoress named Ani Nawang Pema had a different plan.
“A peering anchoress, who is always thrusting her head outward, is like an untamed bird in a cage,” says the good bishop.English Villages|P. H. Ditchfield
She may be a nun; but if ever she prove an anchoress, I'll dig her grave with my nails.
Stop before the house of this anchoress, secluded from the world, and absorbed in pious meditations, a holy and quiet place.
An old woman sits under the window; the anchoress appears and a conversation begins.
I'll not go back to my anchoress lodge in the north till I see what works out of them!The Herd Boy and His Hermit|Charlotte M. Yonge