autem bawler

obsolete A member of clergy, such as a priest, preacher, or parson. "Autem" is an obsolete slang word for church, so an "autem bawler" is one who shouts loudly from the church. That old autem bawler goes on and on about hellfire and damnation, but he's more crooked and corrupt than anyone I know.
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autem cackler

obsolete One who dissents from the teachings of any given denomination of the (Christian) church. "Autem" is an obsolete slang word for church, and the obsolete meaning of "cackle" is to reveal secrets. The church is strong, but those autem cacklers have dissuaded many from the congregation.
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autem prickear

obsolete One who dissents from the teachings of any given denomination of the (Christian) church. "Autem" is an obsolete slang word for church, and "prick-eared" was a slang term often applied to puritans, who dissented from the Church of England. Ah, let the autem prickears go and form their own church rather than change our own.
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autem cackletub

obsolete Any general meeting place of dissenters of a given denomination of the (Christian) church; a conventicle. "Autem" is an obsolete slang word for church, and "cackletub" (a slang term for the pulpit of a church) here refers to a place where those who spill secrets ("cackle") gather. I entered into the autem cackletub with trepidation, for who knows what sort one may find in a place of unruly dissent.
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autem dipper

obsolete One belonging to the Anabaptist faith, in which believers are baptized after infancy. "Autem" is an obsolete slang word for church, so an "autem dipper" is one whose faith is based on baptism (that is, a "dip" in water). As one has no concept of faith as an infant, the autem dippers believe that baptism should take place when one is old enough to affirm belief in the church.
See also: autem, dipper

autem diver

1. obsolete A thief or pickpocket who steals from people during church services. "Autem" is an obsolete slang word for church, and "diver" in this sense is obsolete slang for a pickpocket. The autem divers move stealthily among the congregation, lifting the purses and coins from those focused on the sermon.
2. obsolete A lay officer of the church in charge of the poor and needy. "Autem" is an obsolete slang word for church, and "diver" in this sense is slang for one who lives in a cellar (i.e., among the poor). The autem diver oversees the distribution of bread to the poorest of the parish.
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autem goggler

obsolete One who plays the role of a religious soothsayer or prophet as part of a con. "Autem" is an obsolete slang word for church; "goggler" may refer to the verb "goggle," meaning to stare with wide-open or bulging eyes, as at some extraordinary spectacle. Don't be swindled by those autem gogglers; their goods are as useful as naval lint but will cost you a pretty penny.
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autem mort

1. obsolete A woman who is married. "Autem" is an obsolete slang word for church, and "mort" is obsolete slang for a woman or girl. Your courtship is wasted, my friend, for she is an autem mort already.
2. obsolete A beggar woman who carries about several children and affects to have great devotion to the church or religion, generally as a means of arousing sympathetic charity from others. "Autem" is an obsolete slang word for church, and "mort" is obsolete slang for a woman or girl. The autem morts with their wailing children cluster at the steps of the church for alms.
See also: autem, mort
References in classic literature ?
Because," replied the doctor, "our master Hippocrates, the polestar and beacon of medicine, says in one of his aphorisms omnis saturatio mala, perdicis autem pessima, which means 'all repletion is bad, but that of partridge is the worst of all.
Quod autem dicatur ratio intelligendi, sane intelligendum est, non quia sit intelligendi ratio sola, nec nuda, nec tota.
4, after affirming that a person with a burning desire for God will know exactly what he is talking about, Augustine continues: "Si autem frigido loquor, nescit quid loquor.
Lassati sumus in via iniquitatis et perditionis; / Et ambulavimus vias difficiles, / Viam autem Domini ignoravimus"), ma in termini che annunciano, senza voler stabilire rapporti di filiazione, un grande testo lirico di meta Cinquecento: vale a dire l'incipit della canzone 47 di Giovanni Della Casa, anch'essa ispirata al pentimento e ravvedimento cristiano e, al pari del passo folenghiano, costellata delle immagini topiche della nebbia dell'errore, del viaggio impervio per mari e monti e delle speranze deluse.
Si autem contra haec fecerit vel pecuniam requisierit symoniacus hereticus iudicabitur atque dampnabitur.
The Latin original reads as follows: "Quoad catechesim autem animis fidelium inculcetur, una cum consectariis socialibus peccati, illa propria paenitentiae natura quae peccatum, prout est offensa Dei, detestatur.
14) Alciato, 1548, hh [7v]: Inscripsi autem opus ipsum Parergon, quod obiter haec a me dicta cum iam legitimo munere perfunctus essem, atque adeo in ipsius lectinnis excessu fuerint.
The poet gives added emphasis to this problem, and changes the straightforward scriptural declaration that `erat autem Sarai sterilis nec habebat liberos' (Genesis xi.
A]dhuc quodam specialiori et perfectiori modo invenitur particulare et individuum in substantiis rationalibus, quae habente dominium sui actus, et non solum aguntur, sicut alia, sed per se agunt: actiones autem in singularibus sunt"; ST I, q.
Pulchre autem de latere primi hominis secundus assumitur, ut natura doceret omnes aequales, quasi collaterales; nec esset in rebus humanis superior uel inferior, quod est amicitiae proprium.
Aquinas writes, "Opus autem divinae justitiae semper praesupponit opus misericordiae, et in eo fundatur" (I, 21, 4).
La divergenza dalla fonte primaria e ancora una volta determinante: Boccaccio, come Livio, costruisce un legame a tre a fronte di una struttura per cola paralleli adottata da Paolo Diacono, erat autem ubique luctus, ubique lacrimae.
Hinc populis seditiosam murmurationem agentibus Simon excitatus est in zelum, et coepit de Petro multa mala dicere, dicens eum magnum esse et seductorem, credebant autem illi hi qui mirabantur signa eius, Passio, cap.
For both 2) and 3) see the edition by During, 154-55: "Habuit autem multam dilectionem erga Platonem Aristotiles, et quod sit verum paret ex eo quod aram consecravit ei in qua scripsit ita: "Aram Aristotiles fundavit hanc Platonis, / viri quem non est conveniens malis laudare.
Si autem filii, et heredes: heredes quidem Dei, coheredes autem Christi, si tamen compatimur, ut et conglorificemur.