nonjuring

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non·ju·ror

 (nŏn-jo͝or′ər, -ôr′)
n.
1. One who refuses to take an oath, as of allegiance.
2. Nonjuror A beneficed Anglican clergyman who refused to swear allegiance to William and Mary and their successors after the Glorious Revolution of 1688.

[non- + juror, one who takes an oath (obsolete).]

non·jur′ing adj.

nonjuring

(nɒnˈdʒʊərɪŋ)
adj
(Ecclesiastical Terms) ecclesiast (of a clergyman, etc) refusing the oath of allegiance
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