Old Order Amish

Old Order Amish
Amish Am"ish, a. [Written also {Omish}.] (Eccl. Hist.) Of, pertaining to, or designating, the followers of Jacob Amman, a strict Mennonite of the 17th century, who even proscribed the use of buttons and shaving as ``worldly conformity''. There are several branches of Amish Mennonites in the United States. A branch having particularly strict adherence to the Amish principles are called {Old Order Amish} [Webster 1913 Suppl. +PJC]

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