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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One of the followers of David of Dinant in Belgium (hence called Dinanto), who taught extreme pantheistic doctrines.
  • n. One of a fanatical sect which existed for more than a century after the death in 1556 of its founder, a Dutch Anabaptist, David George, or Joris. His followers were also called Davidians, David-Georgians, and Familists. See Familist.


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