Quaker NOUN a member of the Religious Society of Friends, a Christian movement devoted to peaceful principles and rejecting both formal ministry and all set forms of worship.
DERIVATIVES Quakerism noun.
ORIGIN from QUAKE(Cf. ↑quake), perhaps alluding to the founder's direction to his followers to ‘tremble at the Word of the Lord’.

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  • Quakerism — Quak er*ism, n. The peculiar character, manners, tenets, etc., of the Quakers. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Quakerism — noun see quaker …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Quakerism — /kway keuh riz euhm/, n. the beliefs, principles, and practices of Quakers. [1650 60; QUAKER + ISM] * * * …   Universalium

  • Quakerism — noun a) An alternate name for the belief system of the members of the , an ostensibly Christian religious denomination that began in England in the 17th century. b) A behaviour, belief, etc. that is characteristic of Quakers …   Wiktionary

  • quakerísm — s. n. [pron. cuekãrism] …   Romanian orthography

  • quakerism — Quak·er·ism || kweɪkÉ™rɪzÉ™m n. belief and practice of the religious principles of the Society of Friends (Protestant Christian sect) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • quakerism — quak·er·ism …   English syllables

  • Quakerism —  Квакеры …   Вестминстерский словарь теологических терминов

  • Quakerism — /ˈkweɪkərɪzəm/ (say kwaykuhrizuhm) noun the beliefs, principles, and customs of the Quakers …  

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