Definition of Quaker
OTHER WORDS FROM QuakerQuak·er·ish, Quak·er·like, adjectivenon-Quaker, noun, adjectivenon-Quak·er·ish, adjectivepro-Quaker, adjective
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The replaced woman, by the way, was Elizabeth Fry, a Quaker philanthropist who successfully campaigned for prison reform and better conditions in mental asylums in 19th-century England.Check the Data: It’s a Man’s World (The Freakonomics Radio Book Club Ep. 10)|Maria Konnikova|September 25, 2021|Freakonomics
Humility, however, is one Quaker attribute that Pearson never exhibited — in his career or his personal life.A top columnist who exposed corruption — and sometimes betrayed his principles|Matthew Pressman|July 9, 2021|Washington Post
Edward Hicks included the arch in one of more than five dozen paintings depicting his Quaker fantasy of an Edenic “Peaceable Kingdom” on Earth.Rekindling the wonder of Natural Bridge, once a testament to American grandeur|Philip Kennicott|June 17, 2021|Washington Post
Smith was said to have stressed the Quaker values of simplicity, plain-speaking and self-effacement.Robert L. Smith, who led Sidwell Friends School, dies at 96|Bart Barnes|May 30, 2021|Washington Post
Other producers, including the Quaker Mill Company, jumped on board, with several mills merging into the American Cereal Company in 1891, retaining the smiling mascot of a man in Quaker garb.Get to know your oats, and all the types and ways to eat them|Becky Krystal|April 12, 2021|Washington Post
One was a Quaker school, whose name he can no longer recall, in upstate New York.The Story Behind Lee Marvin’s Liberty Valance Smile|Robert Ward|January 3, 2015|DAILY BEAST
The Quaker Chewy Dipps Chocolate Chip granola bar is more than 40 percent sugar by weight.
A single packet of Quaker Maple and Brown Sugar instant oatmeal, though, contains a full tablespoon of sugar.
Quaker did not return a request for comment at the time of publishing.
A Modern Orthodox Jew, a Buddhist and a Quaker walk into…the Capitol?
They certainly were attractive specimens of their race, and the Quaker miller who offered them had a most benignant countenance.
I know a good farmer wouldn't let even a well-trained Quaker cow into his best meadow; even I know that!
Exchange bows, of course, if a Quaker will bow; but I'm too happy to-day to be disturbed by talk with him.
That splendid old Quaker gentleman has just left here, and has made me such a generous offer.
We learned this in conversation with a sweet-faced, quiet-mannered lady who had all the Quaker characteristics.British Highways And Byways From A Motor Car|Thomas D. Murphy
British Dictionary definitions for Quaker
Derived forms of QuakerQuakeress, fem nQuakerish, adjectiveQuakerism, noun
Word Origin for Quaker
Cultural definitions for Quaker
A member of the Religious Society of Friends. The Quakers are a group of Christians (see also Christian) who use no scripture and believe in great simplicity in daily life and in worship. Their services consist mainly of silent meditation.