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Schwenkfelder

[shfengk-fel-der, shvengk-] /ˈʃfɛŋkˌfɛl dər, ˈʃvɛŋk-/
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1.
a member of a Protestant group that emigrated in 1734 from Germany and settled in Pennsylvania, where they organized the Schwenkfelder Church.
Origin
1780-1790
1780-90, Americanism; < German, after Kaspar von Schwenkfeld (1490-1561), German mystic; see -er1
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