nonjuring
adjective Etymology: non- + Latin jurare to swear — more at jury Date: 1691 not swearing allegiance — used especially of a member of a party in Great Britain that would not swear allegiance to William and Mary or to their successors

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  • Nonjuring — Non*ju ring, a. [F. jurer to swear, or L. jurare, jurari, to swear, fr. L. jus, juris, right, law, justice. See {Jury}.] Not swearing allegiance; applied to the party in Great Britain that would not swear allegiance to William and Mary, or their… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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