- a descendant of Adam; human being.
- a nudist.
Origin of Adamite
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Examples from the Web for adamite
No food or lodging shall be afforded to a Quaker, Adamite, or other heretic.
His first epic poem, Adamite, deals with a strange, well-known episode in Bohemian history.A History of Bohemian Literature
He became an Adamite, preached up the nakedness of Adam in his days of innocence.La Sorcire: The Witch of the Middle Ages
No food and lodgings shall be allowed a Quaker, Adamite, or other heretic.Diary in America, Series One
Frederick Marryat (AKA Captain Marryat)
When she sees her Salibrand so unmodiously accoutred, she will jeer him out of his periwig, and render him an Adamite cap-a-pie.A Select Collection of Old English Plays
- a human being
- a nudist, esp a member of an early Christian sect who sought to imitate Adam
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Word Origin and History for adamite
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