Gurneyite

[ gur-nee-ahyt ]

nounHistory/Historical.
  1. 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.

Origin of Gurneyite

1
First recorded in 1845–50; from Gurney + -ite1

Words Nearby Gurneyite

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