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That is extreme in religious opinion, or carries a doctrine to an extreme height; especially that espouses High Church doctrine.
Mid 18th century; earliest use found in Thomas Birch (1705–1766), compiler of histories and biographer. From classical Latin altitūdin-, altitūdō altitude + -arian, after latitudinarian.
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.