Jesuitry Jes"u*it*ry, n. Jesuitism; subtle argument. [R.] --Carlyle. [1913 Webster]

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  • Jesuitry — noun the theology or the practices of the Jesuits (often considered to be casuistic) • Syn: ↑Jesuitism • Derivationally related forms: ↑Jesuitic (for: ↑Jesuitism) • Hypernyms: ↑Christian theology …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Jesuit — noun Etymology: New Latin Jesuita, from Late Latin Jesus Date: 1548 1. a member of the Roman Catholic Society of Jesus founded by St. Ignatius Loyola in 1534 and devoted to missionary and educational work 2. one given to intrigue or equivocation… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • Jesuitism — /jezh ooh i tiz euhm, jez ooh , jez yooh /, n. 1. the system, principles, or practices of the Jesuits. 2. (often l.c.) a principle or practice, as casuistry, equivocation, or craft, ascribed to the Jesuits by their opponents. Also, Jesuitry.… …   Universalium

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