plural -s
: a member of a party of nonjurors in the Church of England and Scottish Episcopal Church accepting the ritual usages of a Communion service published in 1718 including dilution of the Eucharistic wine, a prayer for the descent of the Holy Spirit on the consecrated elements, an oblatory prayer, and prayers for the dead

Word History


usage + -er

First Known Use

1788, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Usager was in 1788

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“Usager.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Apr. 2024.

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