adjective see quaker

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

  • Quakerly — adjective a) Pertaining to Quakers. I was amused to hear his sister describe some of those eruptions in her slow, Quakerly fashion. b) Befitting a Quaker. Those pretty curls were not Quakerly …   Wiktionary

  • quakerly — adjective Usage: usually capitalized : of, relating to, or characteristic of a Friend : quakerish quakerly meditation …   Useful english dictionary

  • Quakerly — /kway keuhr lee/, adj. 1. like a Quaker. adv. 2. in the manner of the Quakers. [1675 85; QUAKER + LY] * * * …   Universalium

  • quakerly — quak·er·ly …   English syllables

  • Quakerly — /ˈkweɪkəli/ (say kwaykuhlee) adjective 1. like a Quaker. –adverb 2. in the manner of the Quakers …   Australian English dictionary

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

  • John Woolman — (October 19, 1720 ndash; October 7, 1772) was an itinerant Quaker preacher, traveling throughout the American colonies, advocating against conscription, military taxation, and particularly slavery. Origins and early life John Woolman came from a… …   Wikipedia

  • Junior Young Friends — (JYF) is a Quaker youth group within Britain Yearly Meeting for 11 to 18 year olds, which holds weekend long gatherings roughly 3 4 times a year. Sometimes referred to as Warwickshire JYF, events take place in a Quaker Meeting House, usually in… …   Wikipedia

  • Quaker — [kwā′kər] n. [orig. derisive: said to be so called from Fox s admonition to “quake” at the word of the Lord] name for a member of the SOCIETY OF FRIENDS; Friend Quakerish adj. Quakerism n. Quakerly adj., adv …   English World dictionary

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