covenanter

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cov·e·nant·er

 (kŭv′ə-năn′tər)
n.
1. One who makes a covenant.
2. Covenanter A Scottish Presbyterian who supported either of two agreements, the National Covenant of 1638 or the Solemn League and Covenant of 1643, intended to defend and extend Presbyterianism.

Covenanter

(ˈkʌvənəntə; ˌkʌvəˈnæntə)
n
(Historical Terms) a person upholding the National Covenant of 1638 or the Solemn League and Covenant of 1643 between Scotland and England to establish and defend Presbyterianism

cov•e•nant•er

(ˈkʌv ə nən tər; for 2 also Scot. ˌkʌv əˈnæn tər)

n.
1. a person who makes a covenant.
2. (cap.) a person who upheld the Scottish National Covenant or the Solemn League and Covenant.
[1630–40]
Translations

covenanter

[ˈkʌvɪnəntəʳ] N (Scot) (Hist) → firmante mf de un pacto
References in periodicals archive ?
Raymond Campbell Paterson, King Lauderdale: the life of John Maitland, second earl and only Duke of Lauderdale (Birlinn/John Donald, forthcoming 2003); Raymond Campbell Paterson, Scotland and the Covenanter Wars, 1638-1690 (John Donald, 1998); R.