- a student of or expert in the cabala.
- a person who is well-versed or highly skilled in obscure or esoteric matters.
Origin of cabalist1
- a member of a cabal.
Origin of cabalist2
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Examples from the Web for cabalist
Three weeks had elapsed since he quitted the cavern of the Cabalist.
The Cabalist started up, seized him, and held him in his careful grasp, foaming and in convulsions.
After all, an astrologer,—nay, a cabalist—is not so monstrous a prodigy in the nineteenth century!Godolphin, Complete
Among the victims was the Cabalist Samson of Ostropol, who was greatly revered by the people.
The ill-fated Cabalist was sent to jail on the charge of careless handling of fire during his pyrotechnic experiments .