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conventicle

Definitions of conventicle
  1. noun
    a building for religious assembly (especially Nonconformists, e.g., Quakers)
    synonyms: meetinghouse
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    type of:
    house of God, house of prayer, house of worship, place of worship
    any building where congregations gather for prayer
  2. noun
    a secret unauthorized meeting for religious worship
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    type of:
    get together, meeting
    a small informal social gathering
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