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Oxford dictionary definition of the word cloister:
a covered walk in a convent, monastery, college, or cathedral, typically with a colonnade open to a quadrangle on one side:
the shadowed cloisters of the convent
a convent or monastery.
(the cloister) monastic life:
he was inclined more to the cloister than the sword
seclude or shut up in a convent or monastery:
the monastery was where the Brothers would cloister themselves to meditate
Middle English (in the sense ‘place of religious seclusion’): from Old French cloistre, from Latin claustrum, clostrum ‘lock, enclosed place’, from claudere, ‘to close’