noun Date: 1638 1. capitalized a signer or adherent of the Scottish National Covenant of 1638 2. one that makes a covenant

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  • covenanter — /kuv euh neuhn teuhr/; for 2 also Scot. /kuv euh nan teuhr/, n. 1. a person who makes a covenant. 2. (cap.) Scot. Hist. a person who, by solemn agreement, pledged to uphold Presbyterianism, esp. an adherent of the National Covenant or the Solemn… …   Universalium

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