Conventicler
Conventicler \Con*ven"ti*cler\, n. One who supports or frequents conventicles. --Dryden. [1913 Webster]

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  • conventicler — noun see conventicle …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • conventicler — See conventicle. * * * …   Universalium

  • conventicler — con·ven·ti·cler …   English syllables

  • conventicler — k(ə)lə(r) noun ( s) 1. : one who supports or frequents conventicles 2. : separatist used desparagingly …   Useful english dictionary

  • conventicle — conventicler, n. conventicular /kon ven tik yeuh leuhr/, adj. /keuhn ven ti keuhl/, n. 1. a secret or unauthorized meeting, esp. for religious worship, as those held by Protestant dissenters in England in the 16th and 17th centuries. 2. a place… …   Universalium

  • conventicle — noun Etymology: Middle English, from Latin conventiculum, diminutive of conventus assembly Date: 14th century 1. assembly, meeting 2. an assembly of an irregular or unlawful character 3. an assembly for religious …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • conventicle — /kənˈvɛntɪkəl/ (say kuhn ventikuhl) noun 1. a secret or unauthorised meeting, especially for religious worship, as those held by Protestant dissenters in England when they were prohibited by law. 2. a place of meeting or assembly, especially a… …   Australian English dictionary

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