[ prim-i-tiv frend ]
/ ˈprɪm ɪ tɪv ˈfrɛnd /
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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Mississippi’s nickname comes from the magnificent trees that grow there. What is it?
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
Words nearby Primitive Friend
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