Origin of minster
Examples from the Web for minster
I have just come from the minster, but could see nothing of him there.
I fancy it was he who was talking with you in the minster this afternoon, was it not?
Its minster was founded in the days of Æthelstan, but the remains are Norman work.England, Picturesque and Descriptive|Joel Cook
The college of Fothringham being dissolved, he was placed to be a reader in the minster at Litchfield.Fox's Book of Martyrs|John Foxe
It opened upon a narrower street, at the end of which Stewart could see the lofty choir of the minster.The Girl from Alsace|Burton Egbert Stevenson
British Dictionary definitions for minster
Word Origin for minster
Word Origin and History for minster
Old English mynster "the church of a monastery" (8c.), from Late Latin monasterium (see monastery). Cf. Old French moustier, French moûtier, Old Irish manister.