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Uckewallist

Uckˊe-wal′list

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(Eccl. Hist.)
One of a sect of rigid Anabaptists, which originated in 1637, and whose tenets were essentially the same as those of the Mennonists. In addition, however, they held that Judas and the murderers of Christ were saved. So called from the founder of the sect, Ucke Wallis, a native of Friesland.
Eadie.

Definition 2021


Uckewallist

Uckewallist

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Noun

Uckewallist (plural Uckewallists)

  1. (historical) One of a sect of strict Anabaptists whose tenets were essentially the same as those of the Mennonists, with the additional doctrine that Judas and the murderers of Christ were saved.
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