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.
See also: autem
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