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 Cem’eteryCenoman’ni. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Cen’obites (3 syl.).
 
Monks. So called because they live in common. Hermits and anchorites are not cenobites, as they live alone. (Greek, koinbites.)   1
 


 Cem’eteryCenoman’ni. 

 
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