from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A flagellant. See flagellant.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One of a religious order formerly existing in Spain, so called from their practice of scourging themselves in public and inflicting upon themselves other severe tortures.


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