Quakerish
adjective see quaker

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Quakerish — Quak er*ish, a. Like or pertaining to a Quaker; Quakerlike. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • quakerish — kərish adjective Usage: usually capitalized : similar to or having the characteristics of a Friend quakerish tidiness of her black dress and white collar Ngaio Marsh quakerish notions Frederick Chase …   Useful english dictionary

  • Quakerish — adjective Suggesting or pertaining to the Quakers. She wore a Quakerish grey dress …   Wiktionary

  • quakerish — quak·er·ish …   English syllables

  • non-Quakerish — adj. * * * …   Universalium

  • non-Quakerish — adj …   Useful english dictionary

  • Quaker — Quakerish, Quakerlike, adj. /kway keuhr/, n. a popular name for a member of the Religious Society of Friends. [1590 1600; QUAKE + ER1] * * * ▪ Christian group member byname of  Friend,        member of a Christian group (the Society of Friends,… …   Universalium

  • Quakerly — Quak er*ly, a. Resembling Quakers; Quakerlike; Quakerish. Macaulay. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • quaker — noun Date: 1597 1. one that quakes 2. capitalized friend 5 • Quakerish adjective • Quakerism noun • Quakerly adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Louisa Ann Swain — (1801, Norfolk, Virginia – January 25, 1880, Lutherville, Maryland) was the first woman to vote in a general election in the United States. She voted on September 6, 1870, in Laramie, Wyoming. BiographyBorn Louisa Gardner, she was the daughter of …   Wikipedia

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