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Noun1.Tunker - an adherent of Baptistic doctrines (who practice baptism by immersion)Tunker - an adherent of Baptistic doctrines (who practice baptism by immersion)
Church of the Brethren, Dippers, Dunkers - a Baptist denomination founded in 1708 by Americans of German descent; opposed to military service and taking legal oaths; practiced trine immersion
Baptist - follower of Baptistic doctrines
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What drove him in that auction room to buy a horse bred as a sprinter is not revealed, but one senses he and Beryl were excited in equal measure as they tootled back to Southport that night with Rummy and The Tunker, bought for 940 guineas, sharing the horsebox carefully towed behind.
He also found them in a few Particular Baptist churches in South Carolina, although he gave no examples, and in a few Tunker (German) Baptist churches in Pennsylvania, again providing no examples.
9) Tunker, "The Significance of History," 43, 46, 50, 58.
These are the Mennonites, Church of the Brethren (also called Tunkers or Dunkards), Hutterites, Doukhobors, and the Society of Friends or Quakers.