Sectaries
Sectary Sec"ta*ry, n.;pl. {Sectaries}. [F. sectaire. See {Sect}.] A sectarian; a member or adherent of a sect; a follower or disciple of some particular teacher in philosophy or religion; one who separates from an established church; a dissenter. [1913 Webster]

I never knew that time in England when men of truest religion were not counted sectaries. --Milton. [1913 Webster]


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