Rechabite

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Rechabite

(ˈrɛkəˌbaɪt)
n
(Alternative Belief Systems) a total abstainer from alcoholic drink, esp a member of the Independent Order of Rechabites, a society devoted to abstention
[C14: via Medieval Latin from Hebrew Rēkābīm descendants of Rēkāb. See Jeremiah 35:6]

Rechabite

a member of the Independent Order of Rechabites, a secret society devoted to total abstention from intoxicating liquors, founded in England in 1835.
See also: Alcohol
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