Origin of Sabbatarian
Examples from the Web for sabbatarian
The rigid strictness of Sabbatarian practice requires the full energy of middle life.The Prime Minister|Anthony Trollope
It will become a feature in our Sabbatarian domesticity some day, and among railway journeys at the present time it is unique.The Siege of Mafeking (1900)|J. Angus Hamilton.
Ryper shooting began by law yesterday, but our Sabbatarian proclivities prevented us from going forth to the chase.Three in Norway|James Arthur Lees
Old Duncan is the strictest Sabbatarian in the island, but on Monday he's worth keeping an eye on.Literary Tours in The Highlands and Islands of Scotland|Daniel Turner Holmes
Certainly, the inconsistencies of Sabbatarian practice, as I remember them, were no greater than they are now.The Retrospect|Ada Cambridge
Word Origin for Sabbatarian
1610s, "a Christian unusually strict about Sabbath observation," from Latin Sabbatarius (adj.), from Sabbatum (see Sabbath). Meaning "member of a Christian sect which maintained the Sabbath should be observed on the seventh day" is attested from 1640s; earlier sabbatary (1590s). Related: Sabbatartianism.