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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One of a heretical sect of Arabia in the fourth century, composed almost exclusively of women, who worshiped the Virgin Mary as a pagan goddess, offering to her little cakes which they afterward ate.
  • Of or pertaining to the Collyridians.


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