Noun(1) the shaved crown of a monk's or priest's head(2) shaving the crown of the head by priests or members of a monastic order
Verb(1) shave the head of a newly inducted monk
(1) In 1943, he completed medical studies and secretly assumed monastic tonsure , receiving the name Anthony.(2) Yet Jacques Daret had been tutored as a child and was a trained cleric who received his tonsure from the bishop of Cambrai in 1423.(3) his hair is thinning up there├ö├ç├Âsoon he'll have a tonsure like a monk's(4) At that time Nimmyo's mother, Dowager Empress Saga, took the tonsure and entered a temple.(5) His cowl had fallen back, exposing his tonsure .(6) Peter the Great greatly restricted access to monastic tonsure , thereby virtually barring the nobility from entering the black clergy.(7) One of the disputed matters might seem absurd to us now: it was the form of the tonsure , the way in which monks shaved the tops of their heads.(8) His dark hair lay cropped close to his head like a monk's tonsure and his small black eyes sat deep within their sockets like tiny pieces of coal buried in a lump of snow.(9) he received the tonsure(10) His hairstyle also reminds me of a tonsure , and his monkish qualities include withdrawal from Earth and earthly delights; his commission and starship serve as a monastery.(11) The essentially Byzantine profile of the woman on the left and the tonsured cleric on the far right act in effect as the donors of a Renaissance altarpiece, linking the viewer and the real world to that of sacred unreality.(12) The unsubmerged halves of the smooth stones at the water's edge - covered with patches of dark moss - looked like the tonsured heads of drowned monks.(13) His name appears beside the picture of a tonsured cleric, twice in a book of hours.(14) My hair was long as it always had been; our order didn't endorse tonsures , thank God.(15) The young kneeling, tonsured figure on the right appears to be a high-ranking ecclesiastic - a canon or dean - whose biretta rests at Christ's bound feet.(16) Peruse any illustrated Inferno, and you will find, among the pictured thieves, usurers, murderers, and traitors, numerous tonsured pates, episcopal miters, and papal tiaras.
1. haircut ::
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Different Formstonsure, tonsured, tonsures, tonsuring
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