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  4  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Presbyterian  \Pres`by*te"ri*an\,  a.  [Cf.  F.  presbyt['e]rien.] 
  Of  or  pertaining  to  a  presbyter,  or  to  ecclesiastical 
  government  by  presbyters;  relating  to  those  who  uphold  church 
  government  by  presbyters;  also  to  the  doctrine,  discipline, 
  and  worship  of  a  communion  so  governed. 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Presbyterian  \Pres`by*te"ri*an\,  n.  [Cf.  F.  presbyt['e]rien.] 
  One  who  maintains  the  validity  of  ordination  and  government 
  by  presbyters;  a  member  of  the  Presbyterian  church. 
  {Reformed  Presbyterians}.  See  {Cameronian}. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  n  :  a  follower  of  Calvinism  as  taught  in  the  Presbyterian  Church 
  [syn:  {Presbyterian}] 
  From  THE  DEVIL'S  DICTIONARY  ((C)1911  Released  April  15  1993)  [devils]: 
  PRESBYTERIAN,  n.  One  who  holds  the  conviction  that  the  government 
  authorities  of  the  Church  should  be  called  presbyters. 

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