Usager

noun
Us·​ag·​er | \ ˈyüzijə(r) \
plural -s

Definition of Usager

: 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

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First Known Use of Usager

1788, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Usager

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“Usager.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Usager. Accessed 14 December 2019.

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