conventicle: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (kun-ven'ti-kul), [key]
- a secret or unauthorized meeting, esp. for religious worship, as those held by Protestant dissenters in England in the 16th and 17th centuries.
- a place of meeting or assembly, esp. a Nonconformist meeting house.
- a meeting or assembly.
- conventicle (Thesaurus)