Quaker meeting ExamplesWord Origin noun
- a meeting of Quakers, at which all members, except those moved to speak, remain silent.
- 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.
Samuel Adams Drake
British Dictionary definitions for quaker meeting Quaker meeting noun
- a gathering of the Quakers for worship, characterized by periods of silence and by members speaking as moved by the Spirit