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Plymouth Brethren

plural noun
1.
a loosely organized body of Christians founded in Plymouth, England, about 1830, having no ordained ministry, no formal creed or ritual, and accepting the Bible as the only guide.
Origin of Plymouth Brethren
1835-1845
1835-45
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Plymouth Brethren

plural noun
1.
a religious sect founded c. 1827, strongly Puritanical in outlook and prohibiting many secular occupations for its members. It combines elements of Calvinism, Pietism, and millenarianism, and has no organized ministry
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