noun Etymology: from Tracts for the Times, series of pamphlets expounding the Oxford movement Date: circa 1839 a promoter or supporter of the Oxford movement

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  • Tractarian — Trac*ta ri*an, n. (Ch. of England) One of the writers of the Oxford tracts, called Tracts for the Times, issued during the period 1833 1841, in which series of papers the sacramental system and authority of the Church, and the value of tradition …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Tractarian — Trac*ta ri*an, a. Of or pertaining to the Tractarians, or their principles. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Tractarian — Mouvement d Oxford Le Mouvement d’Oxford (Oxford Movement), était un courant théologique anglais du XIXe siècle, situé dans la lignée des théories défendues par la Haute Église (High Church) anglicane. Ses partisans étaient pour la plupart des… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • tractarian —   n. writer of tracts; Anglo Catholic, especially member of Tractarian movement at Oxford in 1833 41 …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • Tractarian — /trak tair ee euhn/, n. 1. one of the supporters of Tractarianism; a supporter of the Oxford movement. adj. 2. of or pertaining to Tractarianism or Tractarians. [1815 25; TRACT2 + ARIAN] * * * …   Universalium

  • tractarian — n. Puseyite, Tractite, writer of the Oxford tracts …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • tractarian — trac·tar·i·an …   English syllables

  • Tractarian — /trækˈtɛəriən/ (say trak tairreeuhn) noun 1. one of the promoters or adherents of Tractarianism. –adjective 2. relating or belonging to the Tractarians …   Australian English dictionary

  • Tractarian — noun a follower of Tractarianism and supporter of the Oxford movement (which was expounded in pamphlets called Tracts for the Times ) (Freq. 1) • Hypernyms: ↑Christian …   Useful english dictionary

  • Charles Marriott (Tractarian) — For the rugby union international please see Charles Marriott (rugby footballer). For the cricket international please see Charles Marriott. Charles Marriott (1811–1858) was an Anglican priest, a fellow of Oriel College, Oxford, and one of the… …   Wikipedia

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