nonjuring

adjective non·jur·ing \ ˌnän-ˈju̇r-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 and Etymology of nonjuring

non- + Latin jurare to swear — more at jury


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