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1. Excessive adherence to a literal interpretation of the Bible.
2. Extreme devotion to or concern with books.
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1. (Bible) someone who reveres the Bible
2. a person who shows excessive admiration for a book
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
a person who is excessively fond of books. See also bible.See also: Books
a person who respects the Bible excessively and interprets it literally.See also: Bible
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