Definition of Beguines

1. Noun. (plural of beguine) ¹



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Definition of Beguines

1. beguine [n] - See also: beguine

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Beguines

beguilers
beguiles
beguilest
beguileth
beguiling
beguilingly
beguilingness
beguilings
beguilt
beguilted
beguilty
beguin
beguinage
beguinages
beguine
beguines (current term)
beguins
begulf
begulfed
begulfing
begulfs
begum
begums
begun
begunk
begunked
begunking
begunks
beguyle
beguyled

Literary usage of Beguines

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1. A History of the Inquisition of the Middle Ages by Henry Charles Lea (1887)
"His connection with the beguines arose from his affording them shelter in his house at St. Christopher, which has remained until modern times the largest ..."

2. The American Cyclopædia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge by Charles Anderson Dana (1878)
"beguines [bä-gheens'j, religious sisterhood, II. 479; 478, 2b; XI. 730, 2 b. Begums of Oude, plunder of by tbe English, XII. 740, 1 be. ..."

3. A Theological Dictionary: Containing Definitions of All Religious Terms; a by Charles Buck (1838)
"Our reconciliation with God, tod adoption and right to the heavenly inherit- beguines anee.—4. The Spirit of Christ to dwell in us and sanctify us, ..."

4. The Reformation by George Park Fisher (1906)
"At the end of the twelfth century there were formed in the Netherlands societies of praying women, calling themselves beguines, who led a life of devotion ..."

5. The Reformation by George Park Fisher (1895)
"At the end of the twelfth century there were formed in the Netherlands societies of praying women, calling themselves beguines, who led a life of devotion ..."

6. A History of Nursing: The Evolution of Nursing Systems from the Earliest by Mary Adelaide Nutting, Lavinia L. Dock (1907)
"... CHAPTER VII RISE OF THE SECULAR ORDERS: THE beguines. SANTO SPIRITO. OBLATES OF FLORENCE THE Benedictine monasteries, having reached the height of their ..."

7. A Theological Dictionary: Containing Definitions of All Religious Terms; a by Charles Buck (1830)
"Th» actual of «in M to the spiritual and eternal Our n«onciliation with GoJ, and right to tlic heavenly inherit - beguines Christ has made a conditional ..."

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