Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘the shadowed cloisters of the convent’
walkway, covered walk, corridor, aisle, arcade, loggia, gallery, piazza
technical colonnade, ambulatory, stoa
2‘I was educated in the cloister’
abbey, monastery, friary, convent, priory, nunnery, religious house, religious community
rare coenobium, coenoby
1‘the women were all cloistered at home’
confine, isolate, shut away, sequester, seclude, closet
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