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First published 1952 (SND Vol. III).
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EPISCOPAULIAN, Episcopawlian, n. Sc. forms of Eng. Episcopalian. Also corrupt forms Episcolaupian, Episcopian, Esculopian.Sc. 1828 Wilson Noctes Amb. (1855) II. 89:
For the predestined mither o' him will be an Episcopaulian.
Ayr. 1889 H. Johnston Glenbuckie i. ii.:
The English . . . are either Romans or Episcolaupians.
em.Sc. (a) 1896 “I. Maclaren” Kate Carnegie 264:
That cowes a'; but it's no possible. The General's dochter an' a Free Kirk minister, an' her an Esculopian.
Kcb. 1902 S. R. Crockett Dark o' Moon xl.:
He was dressed in his gown and bands, like an Episcopian.
Abd. 1929 J. Alexander Mains and Hilly 151:
Tak' your kirk an' mine an' the Episcopawlians, an' add a' their communicants thegidder.

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