peculiar people


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peculiar people

pl n
1. (Christian Churches, other) (sometimes capitals) a small sect of faith healers founded in London in 1838, having no ministers or external organization
2. (Ecclesiastical Terms) the Jews considered as God's elect
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The Germans, or “High Dutchers,” as they were called, to distinguish them from the original or Low Dutch colonists, were a very peculiar people.
But I've often heard of Fuddlecumjig and the Fuddles, who are said to be the most peculiar people in all the Land of Oz.
But now shall it be seen that the Lord hath sanctified this wilderness for his peculiar people.
They are peculiar people in many respects, not only in their form of worship and religious rites but also in that they breed lions as other people breed cattle.
I guess I had a lot of peculiar people in my life growing up," says Ransom Riggs, author of the Miss Peregrine's Peculiar Children series of novels.
In Children of the Ghetto: A Study of a Peculiar People, Israel Zangwill's 1892 novel of Jewish life in late Victorian London, an urchin who trudges through slummy East End streets in the first chapter grows up to write her own fictional ethnography of London Jewry.
Guest Audrey Griffiths will talk about More Most Peculiar People.
It was internationally-renowned, we were proud of it, we revelled in the unusualness of a certain coterie of peculiar people.
They look at the State of Israel and see a peculiar religion that belongs to a peculiar people that asserts itself with a strong military, and they don't like it.
Mormon newspapers depicted Mormonism as a peculiar people who suffered in the same way as the early church.
Expect peculiar people and strange sorts - or at least more peculiar and strange than normal
The fun goes on in the lobby, where peculiar people conspire, and just outside the hotel, where people hide corpses, or try to.