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Shorter Catechism

noun
1.
one of the two catechisms established by the Westminster Assembly in 1647, used chiefly in Presbyterian churches.
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Shorter Catechism

noun
1.
(mainly Presbyterian Church) the more widely used and influential of two catechisms of religious instruction drawn up in 1647
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