encloister

Related to encloister: cloister

encloister

(ɪnˈklɔɪstə)
vb (tr)
to imprison or cloister
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My interest in this passage was rather different: 2.1, in which Barabas retrieves his gold from the encloistered Abigail, is an intimate, night-time scene with an obvious resemblance to Romeo and Juliet, whereas 2.2 is a big, open, public scene set in daytime.
(12) Both plays feature encloistered women engaging in creative performances such as play-acting and dancing, a withdrawn lifestyle centering on sensory gratification and all the homoerotic potential of such a pleasure-oriented, all-female setting.
The audience laughed repeatedly as Lucio forcefully, almost obliviously, pressed them on characters--his handing one to the Friar was both humorous and revealing of Lucio's self-absorption--what would the encloistered Friar do with it?