from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A member of a Novatian sect of the fourth century, followers of Sabbatius, who adopted the Quartodeciman rule. See Quartodeciman. Also Sabathian, Sabbathaist, Sabbathian.
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The charade of the combined ` zionist-rabbi ` broke down with the decline of the influence of the Kook family and its unique kabbalistic (and some say sabbatian) synthesis.