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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Tractarianism.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • proper n. The principles of Edward Bouverie Pusey (1800–1882), English churchman and one of the leaders of the Oxford Movement.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The principles of Dr. Pusey and others at Oxford, England, as exhibited in various publications, esp. in a series which appeared from 1833 to 1841, designated “ Tracts for the Times;” tractarianism. See Tractarianism.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The principles and teachings characteristic of a High-church party in the Church of England, originating in Oxford University in the early part of the nineteenth century: so called from one of the leaders in this so-called Oxford movement, Dr. E. B. Pusey, professor of Hebrew in the university. See Tractarianism, ritualism.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. principles of the founders of the Oxford movement as expounded in pamphlets called `Tracts for the Times'

Etymologies

After Edward Bouverie Pusey.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Pusey +‎ -ism (Wiktionary)

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