jesuit

Part of speech:

Jesuitic,- al.

Part of speech: noun

R. C. Ch. A member of the Society of Jesus.

Part of speech: noun

A subtle casuist.

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Usage examples "jesuit":

  1. At this moment, the wind, which continued to rise, brought to the ear of the Jesuit the war song of the approaching Wolves. - "The Wandering Jew, Book VIII.", Eugene Sue.
  2. " Probably you are not aware," continued Foch, finding it difficult to proceed, " that one of my brothers is a Jesuit." - "Boys' Book of Famous Soldiers", J. Walker McSpadden.
  3. Formerly they were called the Rapids des Peres, from a Jesuit college which had been established there by the French. - "Diary in America, Series One", Frederick Marryat (AKA Captain Marryat).