Charles Buck Theological Dictionary
A general name for all such persons under any religion, but especially the Christian, as profess or teach opinions contrary to the established faith, or to what is made the standard of orthodoxy.
See last article, and Lardner's History of the Heretics of the first two Centuries.
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Buck, Charles. Entry for 'Heretic'. Charles Buck Theological Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/cbd/h/heretic.html. 1802.