Campbellite
noun Etymology: Alexander Campbell Date: 1830 sometimes offensive disciple 2

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  • Campbellite — Camp bell*ite, n. [From Alexander Campbell, of Virginia.] (Eccl.) A member of the denomination called Christians or Disciples of Christ. They themselves repudiate the term Campbellite as a nickname. See {Christian}, 3. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Campbellite — refers to any of the religious groups historically descended from the Restoration Movement, a religious reform movement in the early 19th century in the United States. The major groups are: *The Churches of Christ movement *Christian Church… …   Wikipedia

  • Campbellite — /kam beuh luyt , kam euh /, n. Sometimes Offensive. a member of the Disciples of Christ. [1820 30, Amer.; A. CAMPBELL + ITE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • Campbellite — 1. noun A member of any of various religious groups historically descended from the nineteenth century . 2. adjective Of or pertaining to any of these groups …   Wiktionary

  • campbellite — camp·bell·ite …   English syllables

  • Campbellite — /ˈkæmbəlaɪt/ (say kambuhluyt) noun a member of the body of Christians known as the Disciples of Christ. {named after the Rev. Alexander Campbell, 1788–1866, US founder of the movement} …   Australian English dictionary

  • campbellite — I. ˌlīt noun ( s) Usage: usually capitalized, often attributive Etymology: Alexander Campbell died 1866 American theologist, the founder + English ite 1. : a follower of Alexander Campbell who founded the denomination called the Disciples of …   Useful english dictionary

  • Unamended Christadelphians — The Unamended Christadelphians are a fellowship within the broader Christadelphian movement located primarily in the United States and Canada. They are, like all Christadelphians, millennialist and non Trinitarian. The Term Unamended… …   Wikipedia

  • Disciple — Dis*ci ple, n. [OE. disciple, deciple, OF. disciple, fr. L. discipulus, fr. discere to learn (akin to docere to teach; see {Docile}) + prob. a root meaning to turn or drive, as in L. pellere to drive (see {Pulse}).] One who receives instruction… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Disciples of Christ — Disciple Dis*ci ple, n. [OE. disciple, deciple, OF. disciple, fr. L. discipulus, fr. discere to learn (akin to docere to teach; see {Docile}) + prob. a root meaning to turn or drive, as in L. pellere to drive (see {Pulse}).] One who receives… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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