Covenanting
Covenanting Cov"e*nant*ing, a. Belonging to a covenant. Specifically, belonging to the Scotch Covenanters. [1913 Webster]

Be they covenanting traitors, Or the brood of false Argyle? --Aytoun. [1913 Webster]


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