Jesuitic

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Etymology[edit]

Compare French jésuitique.

Adjective[edit]

Jesuitic (comparative more Jesuitic, superlative most Jesuitic)

  1. Of or relating to the Jesuits, or to their principles and methods.
  2. (derogatory) Cunning; deceitful; crafty.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Dryden to this entry?)

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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for Jesuitic in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)

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