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Adʹamites (3 syl.)

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A sect of fanatics who spread themselves over Bohemia and Moravia in the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries. One Picard, of Bohemia, was the founder in 1400, and styled himself “Adam, son of God.” He professed to recall his followers to the state of primitive innocence. No clothes were worn, wives were in common, and there was no such thing as good and evil, but all actions were indifferent.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Adam Cupid
Adam’s Ale
Adam’s Apple
Adam’s Needle
Adam’s Peak
Adam’s Profession
Adams
Adamant
Adamastor
Adamic Covenant
Adamites
Adaran
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Addison of the North
Addixit
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