Nonjurant Non*ju"rant, a. Nonjuring. [1913 Webster]

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  • nonjurant — non·ju·rant …   English syllables

  • nonjurant — I. (ˈ) ̷ ̷|ju̇rənt adjective Etymology: non (I) + Latin jurant , jurans, present participle of jurare to swear more at jury : nonjuring : relating to or characteristic of nonjurors II. noun ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • John Fullarton — (c.1645 1727), of Greenhall, Argyll, was a Scottish clergyman and nonjurant Episcopal Bishop of Edinburgh between 1720 and 1727.OriginsFullarton was the son of James McCloy, alias Fullarton, of Ballochindryan and Jean Stewart, the daughter of… …   Wikipedia

  • nonjuror —   n. person refusing to take oath, especially of allegiance to William and Mary   (1688).    ♦ nonjurant, a.    ♦ nonjurism, n …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • nonjurancy — (ˈ)nänˈju̇rənsē noun ( es) Etymology: nonjurant (I) + cy : the state of being a nonjuror : nonjuring principles …   Useful english dictionary

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