[ gur-nee-ahyt ]
/ ˈgɜr niˌaɪt /
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a supporter of Joseph John Gurney (1788–1847), an English Quaker, who, on a preaching tour of America, advocated Christian evangelical principles, which was perceived by many Quakers of the time as an unacceptable act of dissent.
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Origin of Gurneyite
First recorded in 1845–50; from Gurney + -ite1
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