Southcottian

noun

South·​cot·​ti·​an
sau̇thˈkätēən
plural -s
: a follower of Joanna Southcott who claimed to be the bride of Christ and in the last year of her life prophesied that she would give birth to another Messiah

Word History

Etymology

Joanna Southcott †1814 English woman + English -ian

First Known Use

1814, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Southcottian was in 1814

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“Southcottian.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Southcottian. Accessed 16 Jun. 2024.

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