High Churchman
noun Date: 1687 an Anglican who adheres to High Church elements in worship

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • High-churchman — High church man, n.; pl. { men}. One who holds high church principles. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • high churchman — noun Usage: often capitalized H&C : a person who adheres to High Church principles * * * High Churchman, a person who belongs to or supports the principles of the High Church …   Useful english dictionary

  • High-Churchman — High Churchˈman noun • • • Main Entry: ↑high …   Useful english dictionary

  • High-churchman-ship — High church man ship, n. The state of being a high churchman. J. H. Newman. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • High church — relates to ecclesiology and liturgy in Anglican theology and practice. Although used by several Protestant Christian denominations, the term has traditionally been associated with the Anglican tradition in particular. It is virtually non existent …   Wikipedia

  • high-flier — highˈ flīˈer or highˈ flyˈer noun 1. A bird that flies high 2. Someone prone to extravagance of opinion or action 3. An ambitious person, or one naturally equipped to reach prominence 4. (with cap; historical) a High Churchman, or, in Scotland,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • high-flyer — highˈ flīˈer or highˈ flyˈer noun 1. A bird that flies high 2. Someone prone to extravagance of opinion or action 3. An ambitious person, or one naturally equipped to reach prominence 4. (with cap; historical) a High Churchman, or, in Scotland,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • High Church — n. a conservative party of the Anglican Church that retains various practices and much of the liturgy of the Roman Catholic Church: distinguished from LOW CHURCH High Church adj. High Churchman n. pl. High Churchmen …   English World dictionary

  • High Church — High Churchman. (sometimes l.c.) (in the Anglican church) emphasizing the Catholic tradition, esp. in adherence to sacraments, rituals, and obedience to church authority. Cf. Anglo Catholic. [1695 1705] * * * …   Universalium

  • high — adj., n., & adv. adj. 1 a of great vertical extent (a high building). b (predic.; often in comb.) of a specified height (one inch high; water was waist high). 2 a far above ground or sea level etc. (a high altitude). b inland, esp. when raised… …   Useful english dictionary

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