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nunnery

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Noun

Singular
nunnery

Plural
nunner

nunnery (nunner)
  1. (archaic) a place of residence for nuns
    • 1601: Shakespeare, Hamlet III.i
      Get thee to a nunnery, why wouldst thou be a breeder of sinners?
  2. (slang) (obsolete) a brothel

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