Wee Free

noun a member of the minority group nicknamed the Wee Free Kirk which stood apart from the Free Church of Scotland when the majority amalgamated with the United Presbyterian Church to form the United Free Church in 1900.

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  • Wee Free — noun A member of the minority of the Free Church that refused to join with the United Presbyterian Church in 1900 • • • Main Entry: ↑wee * * * ˌWee ˈFree 7 [Wee Free Wee Frees] noun a member of the …   Useful english dictionary

  • The Wee Free Men — infobox Discworld|id=30th novel ndash; 1st Tiffany Aching story characters=Tiffany Aching, Nac Mac Feegle, Granny Weatherwax locations=The Chalk, Fairyland motifs=Fantasy clichés year=2003 publisher=Doubleday ISBNH=ISBN 0 385 60736 9 ISBNP=ISBN 0 …   Wikipedia

  • The Wee Free Men — Autor Terry Pratchett Género Fantástico, épico Idioma Lengua inglesa Título …   Wikipedia Español

  • wee frees — ˈfrēz noun plural Usage: usually capitalized W&F Etymology: from Wee Free (Kirk), nickname applied to minority of the Free Church of Scotland : members of the Free Church of Scotland formed of a minority of the original Free Church of Scotland… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Free Church of Scotland (1843–1900) — Infobox Christian denomination name = Free Church of Scotland (1843 1900) imagewidth = caption = main classification = Protestant orientation = Calvinist polity = Presbyterian founder = Thomas Chalmers founded date = 18 May 1843 founded place =… …   Wikipedia

  • Free Church of Scotland — • Short introduction and history of the United Free Church. Briefly covers the secession, notes the events leading up to the disruption and deals with the events during the unification Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Free Church of… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Wee Frees — Wee Frees, the a humorous name for the members of the Free Church of Scotland, a small Christian group with churches mainly in the Highlands of Scotland …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Free Church of Scotland — Free Church of Scot|land, the a small group of Protestant Christians mainly in the Highlands of Scotland, who are against any form of work on Sundays. Its members are sometimes called wee frees …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Wee Frees — ➡ Free Church of Scotland * * * …   Universalium

  • Free Church of Scotland (post-1900) — This article concerns the Free Church of Scotland after 1900. For the Free Church of Scotland existing during the 19th century, see Free Church of Scotland (1843 1900). The contemporary Free Church of Scotland (Scottish Gaelic: An Eaglais Shaor ) …   Wikipedia

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