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minster

Brit any of certain cathedrals and large churches, usually originally connected to a monastery

minster

A monastic church; since many English cathedrals were originally associated with monasteries, the term applies to them by extension.
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When York Minster afterwards came on shore, they noticed him in the same way, and told him he ought to shave; yet he had not twenty dwarf hairs on his face, whilst we all wore our untrimmed beards.
The man was evidently living by himself, and York Minster said he was "very bad man," and that probably he had stolen something.
The nearest approach to a religious feeling which I heard of, was shown by York Minster, who, when Mr.
On the 11th of January, 1833, by carrying a press of sail, we fetched within a few miles of the great rugged mountain of York Minster (so called by Captain Cook, and the origin of the name of the elder Fuegian), when a violent squall compelled us to shorten sail and stand out to sea.
As the clock of York Minster struck nine, she followed Mrs.
The Iliad, the Hamlet, the Doric column, the Roman arch, the Gothic minster, the German anthem, when they are ended, the master casts behind him.
When we have gone through this process, and added thereto the Catholic Church, its cross, its music, its processions, its Saints' days and image- worship, we have as it were been the man that made the minster; we have seen how it could and must be.
Several minsters also cast their ballots; Minster of Local Development and Industry Abu Bakr El-Gendy described the voting as a "real celebratory election," while Trade and Industry Minster Tarek Kabil said that Egyptians, through their participation, are saying that they are "united in building the country despite all differences between [them]." Others, including the foreign affairs, transport, investment, finance, culture, and agriculture ministers, also took part.
The team will be stopping off at cathedrals, churches and minsters along the way.