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  • adj. Belonging or going to, or resembling, a conventicle.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Belonging or going to, or resembling, a conventicle.


conventicle +‎ -ing (Wiktionary)


  • Finally, he was caught 'conventicling' in 1662 and sent to gaol, and in September of that year he died.


  • Can you fancy St Paul abandoning his Church in favour of any conventicling fanatics, however great their sanctity or superior knowledge?

    The Beginnings of Christianity. Vol. II.

  • Monreith, and M'Lennan; caught Turner, undressed, in Dumfries, and carried him with them as they "went conventicling about," as Mackenzie writes, holding prayer-meetings, led by Wallace, an old soldier of the

    A Short History of Scotland

  • And the first is, that you would employ the utmost of this your power and interest, both with the king and parliament, to suppress, utterly to suppress and extinguish, those private, blind, conventicling schools or academies of grammar and philosophy, set up and taught secretly by fanatics, here and there all the kingdom over.

    Sermons Preached Upon Several Occasions. Vol. III.

  • Lastly, It is incumbent upon great men to suppress conventicling schools or academies, 409. and to countenance all legal free grammar-schools, 411.

    Sermons Preached Upon Several Occasions. Vol. III.

  • Following the Puritan practice of conventicling, Hutchinson set up a conventicle in her home.

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  • The queen objected to the growth of the conventicling movement and ordered Archbishop Grindal to suppress the movement.

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