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late 14c., agent noun from worship (v.).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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  • That the worshipper should be insincere in his worship was too dreadful to think of.

    Lord Kilgobbin Charles Lever
  • Himself a worshipper of intellect, it was intellectually that he mastered and developed them.

    Views and Reviews William Ernest Henley
  • But now the spell was broken at once, and the poor girl had lost a worshipper.

    David Elginbrod George MacDonald
  • In my youth I, too, was a worshipper of the mathematical cult.

    The Genius

    Margaret Horton Potter
  • The worshipper waited anxiously for the decision of the priest.

  • Again, falling on his knees, the worshipper says: "God is great."

    The Faith of Islam Edward Sell
  • After this the worshipper can repeat as many chapters of the Qurn as he likes.

    The Faith of Islam Edward Sell
  • If the Imm forgets to recite, let not the worshipper forget.

    The Faith of Islam Edward Sell
  • I have been as sincere a worshipper of Aurora as the Greeks.

  • Though of a tepid personality, she was a worshipper at Hermione's shrine.

    The Call of the Blood

    Robert Smythe Hichens

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