from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. One who originates or is the chief proponent of a heresy or heretical movement.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The founder of a heresy, or a major ecclesiastical proponent of such a heresy.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A leader in heresy; the chief of a sect of heretics.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A leader in heresy; an arch-heretic.
No, just the idea of heresiarch being female in those exact words, which appears to be original with me.
Elchasai's brother, Iexai, and that the heresiarch was a Jew of the time of Trajan.
"But tell me, my dear boy, is not this saint of yours, who preaches in secret, a kind of heresiarch?
Just for the record, heresiarch #947 was in fact replying to another David.
David Harmon @ 953: "Just for the record, heresiarch #947 was in fact replying to another David."
Xopher @ 298: "heresiarch, sorry, I thought you'd said that you were female here."
Xopher @276 - I sit corrected, and heresiarch, sorry, I not only didn't know, I didn't know I didn't know.
David Dyer-Bennet @ 312: "let me know when the t-shirts which have nothing to do with heresiarch other than having been inspired by the brief confusion are ready!"
Tom, I'm not claiming to have created "being female," or even to have created heresiarch, male or female created I not hir.
Michael Roberts @ 291: "I sit corrected, and heresiarch, sorry, I not only didn't know, I didn't know I didn't know."