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Taborite

[tey-buh-rahyt]
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noun
  1. (in the 15th century) a member of the militant body of Hussites maintaining a strict literal interpretation of the Scriptures.

Origin of Taborite

1640–50; named after Tabor, city in Bohemia where the radical party of Hussites had its headquarters; see -ite1
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Historical Examples

  • He sharply attacks the view of the Taborite priests, which was similar to that afterwards adopted by the Calvinists.

    A History of Bohemian Literature

    Count Ltzow

  • Its emphatic decision in favor of the Calixtin doctrine broke up the Taborite organization.