Associations to the word «Quaker»


QUAKER, noun. (religion) A believer of the Quaker faith and a member of the Society of Friends, known for their pacifist views.
QUAKER, noun. (video games) One who plays any Quake games.
QUAKER BUTTONS, noun. The seeds of nux vomica.
QUAKER GUN, noun. (chiefly US) (idiomatic) (military) (weaponry) A nonfunctional imitation of a gun or of a piece of artillery, typically made of wood and usually intended to deceive enemy forces into overestimating one's available firepower.
QUAKER GUN, noun. Alternative form of Quaker gun
QUAKER GUNS, noun. Plural of Quaker gun
QUAKER LADIES, noun. Houstonia caerulea, a perennial plant of North America, with pale blue flowers.

Dictionary definition

QUAKER, noun. A member of the Religious Society of Friends founded by George Fox (the Friends have never called themselves Quakers).
QUAKER, noun. One who quakes and trembles with (or as with) fear.

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