Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913 + 1828)


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Presbyterian (Page: 1131)

Pres`by*te"ri*an (?), a. [Cf. F. presbytérien.] Of or pertaining to a presbyter, or to ecclesiastical government by presbyters; relating to those who uphold church government by presbyters; also, to the doctrine, discipline, and worship of a communion so governed.


Presbyterian (Page: 1131)

Pres`by*te"ri*an, n. [Cf. F. presbytérien.] One who maintains the validity of ordination and government by presbyters; a member of the Presbyterian church. Reformed Presbyterians. See Cameronian.