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
British Dictionary definitions for sabbatarian
Word Origin for Sabbatarian
Word Origin and History 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.