Quaker meeting


Quaker meeting

Quaker meeting ExamplesWord Origin noun

  1. a meeting of Quakers, at which all members, except those moved to speak, remain silent.
  2. Informal. a gathering at which there is considerable silence.

Origin of Quaker meeting First recorded in 1650–60 Examples from the Web for quaker meeting Historical Examples of quaker meeting

  • The Quaker-meeting has contributed to our vocabulary a synonym for dullness.

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  • British Dictionary definitions for quaker meeting Quaker meeting noun

    1. a gathering of the Quakers for worship, characterized by periods of silence and by members speaking as moved by the Spirit

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