Carthusian



a member of a monastic order founded by St. Bruno in 1086 near Grenoble, France.
pertaining to the Carthusians.
Historical Examples

A Carthusian convent, or a deaf and dumb asylum, was not more silent than this mansion.
A Winter Amid the Ice Jules Verne

He resolved to quit the world and adopt the Carthusian habit.
A History of French Literature Edward Dowden

Sister Margaret, commonly called the Carthusian nun, was the name of the singular woman who was chosen to be my teacher.
Margery [Gred], Complete Georg Ebers

The breed of the Carthusian horses of Xeres was notoriously the best in Europe.
Roman Catholicism in Spain Anonymous

However bad it may be, Petzholdt knew no other Carthusian bibliography.
A History of Bibliographies of Bibliographies Archer Taylor

Bitter as it is to live a Carthusian, it is right sweet to die one.
Margery [Gred], Complete Georg Ebers

Many a time they had to eat bread as hard as ship-biscuits, and content themselves with real Carthusian dinners.
Frederick Chopin as a Man and Musician Frederick Niecks

He did not go home for luncheon; he ate in the café at the Carthusian Gate.
The Goose Man Jacob Wassermann

John Visconti had chosen this situation whereon to build a Carthusian monastery.
The Sonnets, Triumphs, and Other Poems of Petrarch Petrarch

Helix (Theba) cartusiana (first noticed near a Carthusian monastery).
Our British Snails John William Horsley

noun
(RC Church)

a member of an austere monastic order founded by Saint Bruno in 1084 near Grenoble, France
(as modifier): a Carthusian monastery

adj.

late 14c., from Latin Cartusianus, in reference to an austere order of monks founded 1086 by St. Bruno at Chartreux, village in Dauphiné, France.

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