quaker-meeting

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:
1650–60

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Quaker meeting
 
n
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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