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Muggletonian

n.

1660s, member of the sect founded by English tailor Lodowicke Muggleton (1609-1698).

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  • A third, and the muggletonian struck at him through the wildly flaring light and the drifting smoke wreaths, and missed his aim.

    Prisoners of Hope Mary Johnston
  • The muggletonian sect have a very odd way of dealing with people.

    The Professor at the Breakfast Table Oliver Wendell Holmes (Sr.)
  • He may be a Swedenborgian, a Quaker, a muggletonian;—anything will do.

  • "Cursed be he who makes a mock of age," said the muggletonian, grimly.

    Prisoners of Hope Mary Johnston
  • Macaulay was once strolling down this street, when he saw in a bookseller's window a volume of muggletonian tracts.

    The Book-Hunter in London William Roberts
  • "Just after the nooning," said the muggletonian, and began to curse.

    Prisoners of Hope Mary Johnston
  • The muggletonian rushed to the door, flung it open, and vanished; the branded man followed.

    Prisoners of Hope Mary Johnston
  • The muggletonian rowed slowly, peering about him with small, keen eyes.

    Prisoners of Hope Mary Johnston
  • The two men had not seen each other since the night upon which Landless had been brought to the hut by the muggletonian.

    Prisoners of Hope Mary Johnston
  • He turned to the muggletonian, standing beside him with staring eyes.

    Prisoners of Hope Mary Johnston

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