Origin of Carthusian
Examples from the Web for carthusian
His remains were removed to the Carthusian Monastery, in Seville, in 1513.Cuba, Old and New|Albert Gardner Robinson
Afterwards he rubs it with salt, and whilst he is eating it is as silent as a Carthusian.The Covenant of Salt|Henry Clay Trumbull
Several monasteries were endowed by these kings, among them houses of Carthusian monks and Sion, as mentioned above.Woman under Monasticism|Lina Eckenstein
On its right bank (about three miles on the road to Medina Sidonia) stands a Carthusian convent of some note.
He was first a regular canon, and after became a Carthusian moonke.Chronicles of England, Scotland and Ireland (2 of 6): England (7 of 12)|Raphael Holinshed
- a member of an austere monastic order founded by Saint Bruno in 1084 near Grenoble, France
- (as modifier)a Carthusian monastery
Word Origin for Carthusian
late 14c., from Latin Cartusianus, in reference to an austere order of monks founded 1086 by St. Bruno at Chartreux, village in Dauphiné, France.