quaker

noun quak·er \ ˈkwā-kər \

Definition of quaker

1 : one that quakes
2 capitalized : friend 5

Quakerish

play \ˈkwā-k(ə-)rish\ adjective

Quakerism

play \ˈkwā-kə-ˌri-zəm\ noun

Quakerly

play \ˈkwā-kər-lē\ adjective

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1597


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