Definitions

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  • adjective Not joining; that do not join.

Etymologies

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non- +‎ joining

Examples

  • Mr. Locke died in 1704, when Mr. Hoadly was beginning to distinguish himself in the cause of civil and religious liberty: Lord Godolphin in 1712, when the doctrines of the Jacobite faction were chiefly favoured by those in power: Lord Somers in 1716, amid the practices of the nonjoining clergy against the Protestant establishment; and

    Poetical Works of Akenside

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