Webster 1913 Edition
One of a religious denomination whose tenets and practices are mainly those of the Baptists, but partly those of the Quakers; – called also
Dippers, and, by themselves,
German Baptists, and they call their denomination the
Church of the Brethren.
a sect which separated from the Dunkers and formed a community, in 1728. They keep the seventh day or Saturday as the Sabbath.