Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Same as Calvinistic.

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  • adj. of or relating to or characteristic of Calvinism or its adherents

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Examples

  • As for Mrs Tabitha, his respects were particularly addressed to her, and he did not fail to mingle them with religious reflections, touching free grace, knowing her bias to methodism, which he also professed upon a calvinistical model.

    The Expedition of Humphry Clinker

  • But first add a postscript to your letter, marking the time when you received this calvinistical Colonel's first summons, and express your regret that the hastiness of his proceedings prevented your anticipating them by sending your resignation.

    The Waverley

  • But first add a postcript to your letter, marking the time when you received this calvinistical Colonel's first summons, and express your regret that the hastiness of his proceedings prevented your anticipating them by sending your resignation.

    Waverley: or, 'Tis sixty years since

  • But first add a postscript to your letter, marking the time when you received this calvinistical colonel's first summons, and express your regret that the hastiness of his proceedings prevented your anticipating them by sending your resignation.

    Waverley — Volume 1

  • We went to the Presbyterian Church yesterday and heard Mr. Grant a young calvinistical Presbyterian of a good style and fair hopes.

    Letter from John Adams to Abigail Adams, 21 October 1799

  • But first add a postscript to your letter, marking the time when you received this calvinistical colonel’s first summons, and express your regret that the hastiness of his proceedings prevented your anticipating them by sending your resignation.

    Waverley

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