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(1):

(n.) One who quakes.

(2):

(n.) The sooty albatross.

(3):

(n.) The nankeen bird.

(4):

(n.) Any grasshopper or locust of the genus (Edipoda; - so called from the quaking noise made during flight.

(5):

(n.) One of a religious sect founded by George Fox, of Leicestershire, England, about 1650, - the members of which call themselves Friends. They were called Quakers, originally, in derision. See Friend, n., 4.


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Webster, Noah. Entry for 'Quaker'. Noah Webster's American Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/web/q/quaker.html. 1828.

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