variants or Glasite
plural -s
: a member of a Christian sect founded about 1730 and holding that there is no authority in the New Testament for giving the civil magistrate as such any function in the church

called also Sandemanian

Word History


John Glass (or Glas) †1773 Scottish clergyman who founded the sect + English -ite

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“Glassite.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 16 Apr. 2024.

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