noun, plural sec·ta·ries.
- section boss,
- section eight,
- section gang
Origin of sectary
Examples from the Web for sectary
In form, he was certainly an Episcopalian, though not a sectary of that denomination.The Pioneers|James Fenimore Cooper
Persecution has the same effect in politics, that it has in religion; it confirms the sectary.Novanglus, and Massachusettensis|John Adams
M. Combes is a sectary, a renegade seminarist given over to Freemasonry.The War Upon Religion|Rev. Francis A. Cunningham
He is the like sectary in arms, as the Platonic is in love, keeps a fluttering in discourse, but proves a haggard in the action.
Thus it will be seen that Wanless, though in his way a profoundly religious man, was in no sense a sectary.The Life of Thomas Wanless, Peasant|Alexander Johnstone Wilson
noun plural -taries
Word Origin for sectary
"member or adherent of a sect," 1550s, from French sectaire or directly from Medieval Latin sectarius, from secta (see sect).