Hicksite

Hicksite

[hik-sahyt]
noun
a member of the liberal body of Quakers in the U.S., who asserted the sufficiency of the Inner Light in religious life.

Origin:
1825–35, Americanism; after Elias Hicks (1748–1830), American Quaker preacher; see -ite1

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