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Southcott

noun
  1. Joanna. 1750–1814, British religious fanatic, who claimed that she would give birth to the second Messiah
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Historical Examples

  • In one respect at least the Southcott woman was superior to the Eddy woman.

    The Religio-Medical Masquerade

    Frederick William Peabody

  • Mr Southcott proposes that I should surrender the command of this ship to him; and if I do so we all know what will follow.

    The Rover's Secret

    Harry Collingwood