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nonjuring

adjective non·jur·ing \ˈnän-ˈjr-iŋ\

Definition of NONJURING

:  not swearing allegiance —used especially of a member of a party in Great Britain that would not swear allegiance to William and Mary or to their successors

Origin of NONJURING

non- + Latin jurare to swear — more at jury
First Known Use: 1691

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