n.1.(Eccl. Hist.) A follower of Henry Barrowe, one of the founders of Independency or Congregationalism in England. Barrowe was executed for nonconformity in 1593.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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