conventicler

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

conventicle +‎ -er

Noun[edit]

conventicler (plural conventiclers)

  1. One who supports or frequents conventicles.
    • 1682, John Dryden, Religio Laici
      I fear 'tis unavoidable if the conventiclers be permitted still to scatter. A man may be suffered to quote an adversary to our religion when he speaks truth

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 The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.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 conventicler in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913)