Primitive Friend

[ prim-i-tiv frend ]
/ ˈprɪm ɪ tɪv ˈfrɛnd /

noun

a member of Friends in Christ , a sect of ultraconservative Quakers, mostly in the United Kingdom: When remotely located Primitive Friends write to ask where their nearest meeting is, we answer, “At thy house!”

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Also called Prim·i·tive Quak·er [prim-i-tiv kwey-ker] /ˈprɪm ɪ tɪv ˈkweɪ kər/ .

Origin of Primitive Friend

First recorded in 1860–65
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