any of the clergymen of the Church of England who refused to take an oath of allegiance at the accession of William and Mary in 1689
- One who refuses to take an oath, as of allegiance.
- Nonjuror A beneficed Anglican clergyman who refused to swear allegiance to William and Mary and their successors after the Glorious Revolution of 1688.
Origin of nonjurornon– + juror, one who takes an oath (obsolete).
From non- +"Ž juror.