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A member of the Society of Friends.
[From quake (from an early leader's admonishment to "tremble at the word of the Lord").]
Quak′er·ly adv. & adj.
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(Protestantism) a member of the Religious Society of Friends, a Christian sect founded by George Fox about 1650, whose central belief is the doctrine of the Inner Light. Quakers reject sacraments, ritual, and formal ministry, hold meetings at which any member may speak, and have promoted many causes for social reform
(Protestantism) of, relating to, or designating the Religious Society of Friends or its religious beliefs or practices
[C17: originally a derogatory nickname, alluding either to their alleged ecstatic fits, or to George Fox's injunction to "quake at the word of the Lord"]
ˈQuakeress fem n
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a member of the Society of Friends, a Christian denomination founded by George Fox in 1650; Friend.
[1650–60; orig. pejorative; alluding to the supposed “shaking and quaking” of participants in early Friends' meetings]
Quak′er•ly, adj., adv.
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|Noun||1.||Quaker - a member of the Religious Society of Friends founded by George Fox (the Friends have never called themselves Quakers)|
Quakers, Religious Society of Friends, Society of Friends - a Christian sect founded by George Fox about 1660; commonly called Quakers
Christian - a religious person who believes Jesus is the Christ and who is a member of a Christian denomination
|2.||quaker - one who quakes and trembles with (or as with) fear|
coward - a person who shows fear or timidity
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tín đồ Quaker
A. ADJ → cuáquero
B. N → cuáquero/a m/f
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
Quaker[ˈkweɪkər] n → quaker(esse) m/f
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007
Quaker[ˈkweɪkəʳ] n → quacchero/a
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
Quaker→ مُنْتَسِبٌ لِـجَمَاعَةِ الأَصّحَاب kvaker kvæker Quäker Κουακέρος cuáquero kveekari quaker kveker Quacchero クエーカー 퀘이커 교도 quaker kveker kwakier quacre, quaker квакер kväkare นิกายหนึ่งของศาสนาคริสต์ซึ่งเคร่งมาก Quaker mezhebinden tín đồ Quaker 教友派信徒
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