Origin of conventicle
Examples from the Web for conventicle
Historical Examples of conventicle
The informers were the natural but most accursed products of the Conventicle Acts.Bunyan
James Anthony Froude
You can't go into a conventicle but you'll hear plenty of talk of backsliding.The Crown of Wild Olive
He was one of the first sufferers by the passing of the Conventicle Act, in 1670.
The soldiers were advancing in full view of the conventicle.Highways and Byways in The Border
The throwster's shop-theatre was, in his eyes, a sort of conventicle.
Word Origin for conventicle
from Latin conventiculum "a small assembly," diminutive of conventus (see convent).