- one of the supporters of Tractarianism; a supporter of the Oxford movement.
- of or relating to Tractarianism or Tractarians.
Origin of Tractarian
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Examples from the Web for tractarian
His chief interest for Englishmen is his connection with the Tractarian Movement.Browning's England
Helen Archibald Clarke
He had seen the Tractarian Movement from a distance, in due perspective.The History of Sir Richard Calmady
This tractarian movement was interrupted by the arrival of Mrs. Mavick.That Fortune
Charles Dudley Warner
In 1833 arose the Puseyite or Tractarian controversy as it was called.Recollections of a Long Life
Why, they were almost professed unbelievers,—at least not at all Tractarian.