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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Hicksite  \Hicks"ite\,  n. 
  A  member  or  follower  of  the  ``liberal''  party,  headed  by 
  Elias  Hicks,  which  because  of  a  change  of  views  respecting 
  the  divinity  of  Christ  and  the  Atonement,  seceded  from  the 
  conservative  portion  of  the  Society  of  Friends  in  the  United 
  States,  in  1827.