- the beliefs and practices of the Shakers.
Origin of Shakerism
1800–10, Americanism; Shaker + -ism
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Some of them were no more remarkable or unexpected than this interest in Shakerism.
It is for no man or woman's happiness or benefit that they should be condemned to Shakerism.Fruits of Philosophy
Millerism and Shakerism were also near relatives and neighbors.The Mormon Puzzle, and How to Solve It
R. W. Beers
That impulse was the sequel and certainly in part the effect of Shakerism.History of American Socialisms
John Humphrey Noyes
She had supposed he would tell her she would break his heart; instead, he said, calmly, that she hadn't the head for Shakerism.