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Shorter Catechism

one of the two catechisms established by the Westminster Assembly in 1647, used chiefly in Presbyterian churches. Unabridged
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  • Another time I'll make allowance for that shorter-catechism conscience of yours.

    The Trail of '98 Robert W. Service
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Shorter Catechism

(mainly Presbyterian Church) the more widely used and influential of two catechisms of religious instruction drawn up in 1647
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