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convent

a christian community of nuns living together under monastic vows

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Polymath

a person of wide knowledge

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dovecot

a shelter for domestic pigeons

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pulpit

platform in a church where the preacher delivers a sermon

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mint

a coin factory

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hostler

man that looks after horses for the people staying at an inn

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evergreen

plant or tree that retains green leaves throughout the year

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quay

(a dock) platform next to water for the loading and unloading of ships

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invigilator

person keeping watch over students in an exam

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philanthropist

a person who seeks to promote the welfare of others , especially by the donating of money

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plethora

a large or excessive amount of something ( an over abundance )

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teetotaller

a person that doesn't drink alcohol

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haberdasher

person that deals in small items for sewing purposes

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somnambulist

a person that walks in their sleep or under hypnosis

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nave

central part of a church

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misogynist

person who dislikes women

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cul-de-sac

a dead-end (street closed at one end)

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vicarage

the residence of a vicar

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misanthrope

person who dislikes humankind and avoids human society

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pilgrim

person who travels to a sacred place for religion

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deciduous

tree that sheds its leaves annually