covenanter

noun

cov·​e·​nant·​er ˈkə-və-ˌnan-tər How to pronounce covenanter (audio)
 sense 1 also  ˌkə-və-ˈnan-
1
capitalized : a signer or adherent of the Scottish National Covenant of 1638
2
: one that makes a covenant

Word History

First Known Use

1638, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of covenanter was in 1638

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“Covenanter.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/covenanter. Accessed 23 Jul. 2024.

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