from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A member of a small Protestant Christian sect most prominent in 17th and 18th century England.
- adj. Of or pertaining to this sect or its followers.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One of an extinct sect, named after Ludovic Muggleton, an English journeyman tailor, who (about 1657) claimed to be inspired.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A member of a sect founded in England by Ludowick Muggleton and John Reeve about 1651.
You write: I do not personally see Blake as a Muggletonian in any interesting sense, although I respect the effort to see him as one for honoring the double enigmas of Blake's terrific oddity and his kinship with marginal others.
If the only soup I can get is at the Muggletonian soup kitchen, I'll eat Muggletonian soup and like it.
For that matter, there were others on the beach, who might have had more sympathy with his murderous theme and Muggletonian tradition.
The Muggletonian sect have a very odd way of dealing with people.
Now I hold that he whose testimony would be accepted in behalf of the Muggletonian doctrine has a right to be heard against it.
You may not have to make your bow to a Venus Anadyomene -- but how will you be able to face the whole Muggletonian synod?
None of them ever hesitated to call a spade a spade, and some of them denounced slavery and all its sympathizers with the vigor and picturesqueness of a Muggletonian or Fifth Monarchy man of Cromwell's time execrating his religious adversaries.
Muggletonian, and the best soldier whether he was a Wesleyan or an
The Muggletonian exclaimed, and Landless turned upon the forger.
When he had brought his entertainment to a finish, the blue-eyed youth rolled himself over and over the stubble to where the Muggletonian lay, intent upon a chapter of invective.