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Quaker meeting

noun
1.
a meeting of Quakers, at which all members, except those moved to speak, remain silent.
2.
Informal. a gathering at which there is considerable silence.
Origin
1650-1660
1650-60
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British Dictionary definitions for Quaker meeting

Quaker meeting

noun
1.
a gathering of the Quakers for worship, characterized by periods of silence and by members speaking as moved by the Spirit
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