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Anabaptist definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

ANABAP'TIST, n. [Gr. again, and a baptist.]
One who holds the doctrine of the baptism of adults, or of the invalidity of infant baptism, and the necessity of rebaptization in an adult age. One who maintains that baptism ought always to be performed by immersion.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: adherent of Anabaptism

Merriam Webster's

noun Date: 1532 a Protestant sectarian of a radical movement arising in the 16th century and advocating the baptism and church membership of adult believers only, nonresistance, and the separation of church and state Anabaptist adjective

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Anabaptist An`a*bap"tist, n. [LL. anabaptista, fr. Gr. as if 'anabaptisth`s: cf. F. anabaptiste.] A name sometimes applied to a member of any sect holding that rebaptism is necessary for those baptized in infancy. Note: In church history, the name Anabaptists usually designates a sect of fanatics who greatly disturbed the peace of Germany, the Netherlands, etc., in the Reformation period. In more modern times the name has been applied to those who do not regard infant baptism as real and valid baptism.

1811 Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue

A pickpocket caught in the fact, and punished with the discipline of the pump or horse-pond.




 


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