/ (ˈbraʊnɪst) /
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a person who supported the principles of church government advocated by Robert Browne and adopted in modified form by the Independents or Congregationalists
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Derived forms of BrownistBrownism, noun
Word Origin for Brownist
C16: named after Robert Browne (?1550–1633), English Puritan
Words nearby Brownist
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How to use Brownist in a sentence
Again, is the pulpit of the Brownist symbolical; and shall not our font and altar be so at least as much?Churches and Church Ornaments|William Durandus
Hereby a clear foundation is laid for the rigid Brownist's confused democracy, and abhorred anarchy.The Divine Right of Church Government|Sundry Ministers Of Christ Within The City Of London
It was at a Brownist's house, where we had an extraordinary good table.The Diary of John Evelyn (Vol 1 of 2)|John Evelyn
The oldest of the pilgrim fathers was a Peterhouse man, persecuted in England for his Brownist opinions.Cambridge|Mildred Anna Rosalie Tuker
For "the Brownist" read "thinks that Amsterdam is erroneous."Microcosmography|John Earle