What does the word presbyterian mean?

Usage examples for presbyterian

  1. Dall and I being too late this morning for the service, which begins at half- past ten, sallied forth in search of salvation this afternoon, and after wandering about a little, entered a fine- looking church, which we found was a Presbyterian place of worship.... – Records of a Girlhood by Frances Ann Kemble
  2. Let us note one or two points in the Presbyterian Confession of Faith. – Our Unitarian Gospel by Minot Savage
  3. Would that the Free Presbyterian Church, by recognising the binding obligation of the covenants, National, and Solemn League and Covenant, and by adding to the binding obligations of these, engagements suited to the times, were to go forth in opposition to all evil, in all the gracious vigour of a faithful witness for the whole truth. – The Ordinance of Covenanting by John Cunningham