noun Da·vid·ist \ˈdāvə̇də̇st\

Definition of Davidist



  1. 1 :  a follower of the philosopher David of Dinant

  2. 2 :  a follower of the theologist David Joris —called also Davidian, Jorist

  3. 3 :  a follower of the anti-Trinitarian theologist Francis David

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Origin and Etymology of davidist

in sense 1, from David of Dinant flourished1200 Belgian scholastic philosopher + English -ist; in sense 2, from David Joris + English -ist; in sense 3, from Francis David †1579 Transylvanian theologist + English -ist

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to cast off or become cast off

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