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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A follower of Priscillian, bishop of Avila in Spain, in the fourth century, who mixed various elements of Gnosticism and Manicheism with Christianity.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One of a sect, followers of Priscillian, a Spanish heretic of the fourth century.
  • n. A name given to the Montanists (see Montanist), from their alleged prophetess Priscilla.


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