from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A member of the denomination called Christians or Disciples of Christ. They themselves repudiate the term Campbellite as a nickname. See Christian, 3.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A member of the denomination otherwise known as the Disciples of Christ, founded by the Rev. Alexander Campbell. The Campbellites were also called New Lights. See disciple.
- n. 2, One of the followers of the Rev. John McLeod Campbell, who, when deposed in 1831 for teaching the universality of the atonement, founded a separate congregation.
- n. [lowercase] A local name of a sunfish, Pomoxys annularis, abundant in the Mississippi. Also called new-light.
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