[ US /ˈkweɪkɝ/ ]
  1. a member of the Religious Society of Friends founded by George Fox (the Friends have never called themselves Quakers)
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How To Use Quaker In A Sentence

  • It was passed through history by the Shaking Quakers, the Shakers, and that particular song is a call to simplicity, which is very interesting.
  • As for him, he believed the Quakers to be those agents of the devil foretold in the New Testament, who ‘despise dominion and speak evil of dignities.’
  • Her Quaker-inspired picnic clothing is casual and fun with puffball hemlines, ruched details and delicate embroidery all in bright shades of orange and light yellow.
  • They had no qualms about banishing a Roger Williams or an Anne Hutchinson and few about hanging the occasional Quaker, all for the sin of daring to differ on points of theology.
  • This is the kind of complex question every Quaker theosopher such as myself dreads, because there are no easy answers.
  • Socinians, and Quakers: all of whom Kettledrummle proposed, by one sweeping act, to expel from the land, and thus re-edify in its integrity the beauty of the sanctuary. Old Mortality
  • The said Cassekey also set up his abode in their tent; kept all his tribe away from the woman and child and aged man; kindled fires; caused, as a delicate attention, the only hog remaining on the wreck to be killed and brought to them for a midnight meal; and, in short, comported himself so hospitably, and with such kindly consideration toward the broad-brimmed Quaker, that we are inclined to account him the better-bred fellow of the two, in spite of his scant costume of horse-tail and belt of straw. Stories of Childhood
  • He still has a Quaker-like faith that if only people could hear the truth, untainted by spin, untrivialised by the media, they would begin to see the light.
  • It was the highlight of a series of events held last week to mark the beginning of six months of celebrations to marks the Quakers' important anniversary.
  • Venturi's design was carefully inserted into its site on Broad Street, and its conservative exterior suited Quakerish Philadelphia, his home town. The Bilbao Effect
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