tract society


noun

a society that publishes and distributes religious pamphlets.

Nearby words

  1. trackwalker,
  2. trackway,
  3. track‐train dynamics,
  4. tract,
  5. tract house,
  6. tractable,
  7. tractarian,
  8. tractarianism,
  9. tractate,
  10. tractile

Origin of tract society

An Americanism dating back to 1750–60

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