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Webster's Dictionary 1828

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Jesuitism


JES'UITISM, noun The arts, principles and practices of the Jesuits.

1. Cunning, deceit; hypocrisy; prevarication; deceptive practices to effect a purpose.

JES'UITS'-BARK, noun Peruvian bark; the bark of the Cinchona, a tree of Peru.