Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who practises or advocates nephalism, or total abstinence from intoxicating drink; a teetotaler.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun One who advocates or practices nephalism.

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  • noun obsolete, Temperance movement One who practises nephalism; a teetotaller

Etymologies

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From Ancient Greek νηφάλιος (nēphalios, "sober"), from νήφω (nēphō, "to be sober")

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