heremite

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heremite (plural heremites)

  1. (obsolete) A hermit; an eremite.
    • 1600, Edward Fairfax, The Jerusalem Delivered of Tasso, XI, iv:
      Next morn the bishops twain, the heremite, / And all the clerks and priests of less estate, // Did in the middest of the camp unite / Within a place for prayer consecrate.