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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A zealous partizan or promoter; a zealot.

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  • sister in a convent in charge of checking on conduct of other nuns

    July 12, 2009

  • I assume this word has a root of zeal.

    December 29, 2007

  • sister in a convent in charge of checking on conduct of other nuns

    December 28, 2007