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n.1.(Eccl. Hist.) One of the sect of Novatius, or Novatianus, who held that the lapsed might not be received again into communion with the church, and that second marriages are unlawful.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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