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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A follower of Joanna Southcott (1750-1814), an Englishwoman who, professing to have received a miraculous calling, preached and prophesied, and committed many impious absurdities.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One of a religious body of the nineteenth century, founded by Joanna Southcott (died 1814) in England.


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