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anchorite

a person who lives in seclusion, esp a religious recluse; hermit
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anchorite

[′aŋ·kə‚rīt]
(petrology)
A variety of diorite having nodules of mafic minerals and veins of felsic minerals.
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Dashwood's Insight: Reading Edward Ferrars and Columella; or, The Distressed Anchoret." Persuasions 33 (2011): 75-88.
Columella; or, The Distressed Anchoret. A Colloquial Tale.
This allusion to Richard Graves's Columella; or; The Distressed Anchoret: A Colloquial Tale (1779), calls up another novel in which sense and sensibility, picturesque and practical approaches to landscape, and varied narratives of courtship, seduction, and marriage all play a role.