southcottian


southcottian
\\sau̇thˈkäd.ēən\ noun (-s)
Usage: usually capitalized
Etymology: Joanna Southcott died 1814 English woman + English -ian
: a follower of Joanna Southcott who claimed to be the bride of Christ and in the last year of her life prophesied that she would give birth to another Messiah

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  • southcottian — south·cot·ti·an …   English syllables

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