Utraquist

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Utraquist One who receives the eucharist in both kinds; esp., one of a body of Hussites who in the 15th century fought for the right to do this. Called also Calixtines.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n utraquist One of the Calixtines, or conservative Hussites. See Calixtine.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. uterque, fem. utraque, both

Usage

In literature:

For this doctrine the Utraquists now fought tooth and nail.
"History of the Moravian Church" by J. E. Hutton
In truth, they had nothing in common with the Utraquists but the name; essentially, they were altogether Protestant.
"The Thirty Years War, Complete" by Friedrich Schiller
He who, on account of the Utraquist, overlooks the man in me, is only an object of my pity, and I set little value on his opinion.
"Specimens of German Romance" by Carl Franz van der Velde
Only a few of the Romanists and more retrograde Utraquists obeyed his order.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Slice 2" by Various
Many Hussites, particularly the Utraquist clergy, were also in favour of peace.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 14, Slice 1" by Various
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