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Wee Free

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Definition of Wee Free in English:

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. The group continued to call itself the Free Church of Scotland after this date.
Example sentences
  • He has no doubt told the Chief Rabbi that he wants to be a Jew, the Muslim Council that he is embracing Islam, the Scots that he wants to be a Wee Free and the Mormons that he's becoming a Latter Day Saint.
  • The ‘Wee Frees’ have called for their own schools – espousing strict biblical principles – to be set up in Scotland.

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