Definition of nun:
clergy (part of speech: noun)
And as she spoke- her thin fingers clasped on her black dress, the nun- like veil falling about her shoulders, her aspect had the frank simplicity of those who for their Lord's sake have faced the ugly things of life.- "The Case of Richard Meynell", Mrs. Humphrey Ward.
The nun, as I called her, although Walkirk assured me the term was incorrect, stood with her back toward me, and when her companion had said a few words to her, in a low tone, she took her seat at the table.- "The House of Martha", Frank R. Stockton.
- "Chaucer and His Times", Grace E. Hadow.