Jehovah's Witnesses

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Jeho′vah's Wit′nesses


n.
a Christian sect, founded in the late 19th century, that believes in the imminent destruction of the world's wickedness and the establishment of a theocracy under God's rule.
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Noun1.Jehovah's Witnesses - Protestant denomination founded in the United States by Charles Taze Russell in 1884
Protestant denomination - group of Protestant congregations
Jehovah's Witness - believer in imminent approach of the millennium; practitioner of active evangelism
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I almost corpsed laughing this year when I even overheard a Big Issue salesman say to one performer "Eh, I've already got one mate" and I'm sure I saw a couple of Jehovas Witnesses awkwardly edging away from another pleading, "No really, I'd love to stand and talk but must get going."