HyperDic: religious_society_of_friends

English > 1 sense of the expression Religious Society of Friends:
NOUNgroupReligious Society of Friends, Society of Friends, Quakersa Christian sect founded by George Fox about 1660
English > Religious Society of Friends: 1 sense > noun 1, group
MeaningA Christian sect founded by George Fox about 1660; commonly called Quakers.
SynonymsSociety of Friends, Quakers
MembersFriend, QuakerA member of the Religious Society of Friends founded by George Fox (the Friends have never / never called themselves Quakers)
Broadersect, religious sect, religious orderA subdivision of a larger / larger / larger / larger religious group

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