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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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the principles and beliefs of the Society of Friends, a creedless sect founded in England about 1650 by George Fox, especially its emphasis upon the Inward Light of each believer, its rejection of oaths, and its opposition to all wars. Also Quakerdom, Quakery. (Terms made from quake are never used to or between members of the Society, who prefer Friend or thee.) — Quaker, n., adj.See also: Protestantism
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|Noun||1.||Quakerism - the theological doctrine of the Society of Friends characterized by opposition to war and rejection of ritual and a formal creed and an ordained ministry|
theological doctrine - the doctrine of a religious group
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Quakerism[ˈkweɪkərɪzəm] N → cuaquerismo m
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n → Quäkertum nt
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