Definition of quaker. Meaning of quaker. Synonyms of quaker

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Definition of quaker

quaker
Nankeen Nan*keen", n. [So called from its being originally manufactured at Nankin, in China.] [Written also nankin.] 1. A species of cloth, of a firm texture, originally brought from China, made of a species of cotton (Gossypium religiosum) that is naturally of a brownish yellow color quite indestructible and permanent. 2. An imitation of this cloth by artificial coloring. 3. pl. Trousers made of nankeen. --Ld. Lytton. Nankeen bird (Zo["o]l.), the Australian night heron (Nycticorax Caledonicus); -- called also quaker.

Meaning of quaker from wikipedia

- Quakers belong to a historically Christian (Protestant) set of denominations known formally as the Religious Society of Friends. Members of the various...
- The Quaker Oats Company, known as Quaker, is an American food conglomerate based in Chicago. It has been owned by PepsiCo since 2001. In the 1850s, Ferdinand...
- Quaker State is an American brand of motor oil produced by SOPUS Products, a division of Royal Dutch S****, and the successor of the Pennzoil-Quaker State...
- Quakers are members of the Religious Society of Friends, a faith-based community. Quaker may also refer to: Quaker butterfly (Neopithecops zalmora) Quaker...
- in the mid-17th century in Lancashire. Members are informally known as Quakers, as they were said "to tremble in the way of the Lord". The movement in...
- Nontheist Quakers (also known as nontheist Friends or NtFs) are those who engage in Quaker practices and processes, but who do not necessarily believe...
- A Quaker gun is a deception tactic that was commonly used in warfare during the 18th and 19th centuries. Although resembling an actual cannon, the Quaker...
- Quaker Meeting may refer to: Monthly meeting, the basic unit of administration in the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers) Meeting for worship, a Quaker...
- Quaker Steak & Lube is a casual dining restaurant chain based in Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania. The original restaurant was built in 1974 by George "Jig" Warren...
- Quaker Square was a shopping and dining complex located in downtown Akron, Ohio which is now used by the University of Akron. Quaker Square was the original...
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