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[After Edward Bouverie Pusey.]
Pu′sey·ite′ (-īt′) n.
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(Alternative Belief Systems) a derogatory term for the Oxford Movement used by its contemporary opponents
[C19: after E. B. Pusey]
ˈPuseyite n, adj
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Trac•tar•i•an•ism(trækˈtɛər i əˌnɪz əm)
the High Church doctrine of the Oxford movement as given in a series of 90 tracts published in Oxford, England, 1833-41.
Trac•tar′i•an, adj., n.
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Tractarianism, after Rev. E. B. Pusey, English clergyman. — Puseyite, n. — Puseyistic, Puseyistical adj.See also: Protestantism
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|Noun||1.||Puseyism - principles of the founders of the Oxford movement as expounded in pamphlets called `Tracts for the Times'|
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