One of a religious sect founded by George Fox, of Leicestershire, England, about 1650, -- the members of which call themselves Friends. They were called Quakers, originally, in derision. See Friend, n., 4.
Informal name for a member of the Religious Society of Friends. It comes from a quote from a magistrate called Justice Bennett who 'first called us Quaker' in 1650 'because we bid them tremble at the word of God'. Originally intended to put down Quakers, it stuck, and we learned to like it.
Cited as a religious sect of ancient times from which Juana St. John's parents were descended. (Quakers, of the Religious Society of Friends, originated in the middle of the 17th century under George Fox, who taught that "ministers" were an unnecessary intermediary between the human soul and God.) [MMa
The informal name for the Society of Friends faith group.
A coffee cherry picked that holds an under ripe bean.
a lighter colored, unripe or under-developed coffee been found in a batch of roasted coffee beans.
One bean that can spoil a whole batch of coffee.