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Definition of the noun puritan
What does puritan mean as a name of something?
noun - plural:
- puritan: puritans
- Puritan: Puritans
- a member of a group of English Protestants who in the 16th and 17th centuries thought that the Protestant Reformation under Elizabeth was incomplete and advocated the simplification and regulation of forms of worship
- someone who adheres to strict religious principles; someone opposed to sensual pleasures
- a person excessively concerned about propriety and decorum
Alternative definition of the noun puritan
- (often disapproving): a puritanical person
Definition of the adjective puritan
What does puritan mean as an attribute of a noun?
adjective - degrees: more puritan / most puritan
- (often disapproving): acting or behaving according to the Puritan morals (e.g. propagating modesty), especially with regard to pleasure, nudity and sex
- synonym: puritanical
- Puritan was the 1885 America's Cup defender.
- Puritan a.k.a. USS Puritan: Puritan was an auxiliary minelayer in the United States Navy. Puritan was never commissioned and thus never bore the "United States Ship" prefix showing status as a commissioned ship of the U.S. Navy.
- also known as یواساس پیوریتن
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A Northrop Frye Chrestomathy (2015)
by Robert D. Denham
Puritans and Presbyterians. A Puritan is an individualist and a Protestant armed with Calvinism and logic in full revolt against Catholicism.
The Performance of Religion on the Renaissance Stage by Dr Elizabeth Williamson, Dr Jane Hwang Degenhardt
Vllhereas the puritan is a man of upright calf and clean nostril. Voada Setting aside your nose, you should turn Christian. Then your calf swells upward mightily. (6.7—15)' Rabshake suggests that religion “altogether” ...
Conforming to the Word (1997)
Herbert, Donne, and the English Church Before Laud by Daniel W. Doerksen
q Sometimes Traduced": Conforming Puritanism and Herbert According To Overbury's Collection Of Witty And Satirical thumbnail sketches, the "characters," a puritan is a diseased piece of Apocrypha; bind him ...
Religion and Wine (1996)
A Cultural History of Wine Drinking in the United States by Robert C. Fuller
The term Puritan refers to those Protestants who adhered to the basic tenets of John Calvin's stern theology and who consequently emphasized the importance of a personal conversion experience wherein an individual received assurance of ...
Alms for Oblivion (1964)
Essays by Edward Dahlberg
The Puritan is a clandestine lecher, and dreams are beasts that come in ...
and Other Writings by Max Weber
what is worthy of consideration in particular for the inner disposition of the Puritan is the fact that in him the conviction of belonging to the chosen people of God enjoyed a magnificent renaissance.  Just as even the gentle Baxter thanks ...
American Florist (1888)
The Puritan is a very free blooming rose for its size, and when properly grown the blooms are so grand that they will readily sell for a good price, and make a much better return than many other roses that are considered among the most ...
by Charles Pastoor, Galen K. Johnson
The Puritan Gentry: The Great Puritan Families of Early Stuart England . London: Routledge and Kegan Paul, 1984. Davies, Gaius. “Puritan Teaching on Marriage and the Family.” Evangelical Quarterly 27 (January–March 1955): ...
Massachusetts Encyclopedia (2008)
by Jennifer Herman
Certain prominent Puritan leaders in England, notably John Winthrop, recognized this important neglect of wording on the part of the British. They perceived that if the charter were removed to the American colonies, the colony would virtually ...
Encyclopedia of Hair (2006)
A Cultural History by Victoria Sherrow
Many Puritan men wore a short hairstyle that led the Cavaliers to nickname them "Roundheads." Members of the Parliamentary Party, which politically opposed the monarchy, were then classified as Roundheads. Most Roundheads were ...
by Philip Sheldrake
the Puritan spirit was generally marked by a greater joy and engagement in life than often has been realized. By the early eighteenth century, the movement gave way to the evangelical piety of limit Watts in England and ltlllzllliim Edwards in ...
by Joan Shelley Rubin, Paul S. Boyer, Professor Scott E. Casper
The number of Congregational churches expanded, conversions increased, and Puritan moral values continued as New England's norms. Nevertheless, Saints remained a minority of the population, rival denominations gained adherents, ...
by Margery Post Abbott
Puritan clergy meanwhile remade the lives of congregations with sermons and lectures every Sunday, family prayers and Bible study, self-examination, and journal keeping by laypersons. Some stressed the Spirit's power. The Puritan lifestyle ...
by Jeffrey D. Schultz, John G. West, Iain S. MacLean
Eventually, the Puritan movement splintered into numerous factions, largely over the issue of church government. Some Puritans accepted the existing Anglican system of government by bishops and the monarch. Others sought a more ...
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- Puritan Humor
A shot of the statue of one of the founders of Salem, with his hand on his "staff"
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- Puritan Slain
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- Puritan Flair
Specimen of Puritan Flair typeface
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- Puritan Chapel, Bramhope
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- Unclean Puritan
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- Goodyear ZNPK (K-28) Puritan
The museum's airship control car is one of 134 K-types built between 1938 and 1944 for the purpose of anti-submarine patrol and convoy export duty. Only 4 "K" ships were available for operations at the time of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941.
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Scrabble value of P3U1R1I1T1A1N1
The value of this 7-letter word is 9 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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