a supporter of Elias Hicks (1748–1830), an American Quaker and early abolitionist who preached a liberal theology that resulted in a great division between liberal and orthodox Quakers throughout the 19th century.
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How to use Hicksite in a sentence
My ancestors were Quakers, and my grandfather a Hicksite Quaker.Steve P. Holcombe, the Converted Gambler | Rev. Gross Alexander
I incline to think you right in supposing a connection between the Paine excitement and the Hicksite movement.The Life Of Thomas Paine, Vol. II. (of II) | Moncure Daniel Conway