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  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Prior  \Pri"or\,  n.  [OE.  priour,  OF  priour,  prior,  priur,  F. 
  prieur,  from  L.  prior  former,  superior.  See  {Prior},  a.] 
  (Eccl.) 
  The  superior  of  a  priory,  and  next  below  an  abbot  in  dignity. 
 
  {Conventical},  or  {Conventual},  {prior},  a  prior  who  is  at 
  the  head  of  his  own  house.  See  the  Note  under  {Priory}. 
 
  {Claustral  prior},  an  official  next  in  rank  to  the  abbot  in  a 
  monastery;  prior  of  the  cloisters. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Conventual  \Con*ven"tu*al\  (?;  135),  a.  [LL.  conventualis:  cf 
  F.  conventuel.] 
  Of  or  pertaining  to  a  convent;  monastic.  ``A  conventual 
  garb.''  --Macaulay. 
 
  {Conventual  church},  a  church  attached  or  belonging  to  a 
  convent  or  monastery.  --Wordsworth. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Conventual  \Con*ven"tu*al\,  n. 
  One  who  lives  in  a  convent;  a  monk  or  nun;  a  recluse. 
  --Addison. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  conventual 
  adj  :  of  communal  life  sequestered  from  the  world  under  religious 
  vows  [syn:  {cloistered},  {cloistral},  {monastic},  {monastical}] 




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