- (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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Examples from the Web for taborite
He sharply attacks the view of the Taborite priests, which was similar to that afterwards adopted by the Calvinists.A History of Bohemian Literature
Its emphatic decision in favor of the Calixtin doctrine broke up the Taborite organization.A History of The Inquisition of The Middle Ages; volume II
Henry Charles Lea