Meaning of covenanter

cov•e•nant•er

Pronunciation: (kuv'u-nun-tur for 2 also Scot. kuv&secu-nan'tur), [key]
— n.
  1. a person who makes a covenant.
  2. (cap.)a person who, by solemn agreement, pledged to uphold Presbyterianism, esp. an adherent of the National Covenant or the Solemn League and Covenant.
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