from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A follower of Jean de Labadie, a religious teacher of the 17th century, who left the Roman Catholic Church and taught a kind of mysticism, and the obligation of community of property among Christians.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A follower of Jean de Labadie (1610–74), a Jesuit, afterward a mystic Protestant preacher in France and Holland.


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