Cabalism Cab"a*lism (k[a^]b"[.a]*l[i^]z'm), n. [Cf. F. cabalisme.] [1913 Webster] 1. The secret science of the cabalists. [1913 Webster]

2. A superstitious devotion to the mysteries of the religion which one professes. [R] --Emerson. [1913 Webster]

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