covenanter definition

  • noun:
    • One who tends to make a covenant.
    • A Scottish Presbyterian which supported either of two agreements, the nationwide Covenant of 1638 or perhaps the Solemn League and Covenant of 1643, intended to protect and expand Presbyterianism.
    • One who makes a covenant.
    • a person who makes a covenant.
    • person who subscribed and defended the “Solemn League and Covenant.” See Covenant.
    • a person who tends to make a covenant; an event to an agreement or agreement.
    • [capitalized] In Scottish history, among those who in the seventeenth century, particularly in 1638 and 1643, bound themselves by solemn covenant to uphold and continue maintaining the Presbyterian doctrine and polity once the religion of this nation, on exclusion of both prelacy and popery.
    • One who tends to make a covenant.
    • A Scottish Presbyterian whom supported either of two agreements, the National Covenant of 1638 or even the Solemn League and Covenant of 1643, intended to safeguard and increase Presbyterianism.
    • a person who makes a covenant.
    • person who makes a covenant.
    • person who subscribed and defended the “Solemn League and Covenant.” See Covenant.
    • person who makes a covenant; an event to an understanding or contract.
    • [capitalized] In Scottish history, some of those just who inside seventeenth century, particularly in 1638 and 1643, bound on their own by solemn covenant to support and keep maintaining the Presbyterian doctrine and polity as the religion of this nation, towards the exclusion of both prelacy and popery.

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