Charles Buck Theological Dictionary
A sect or party among the Lutherans, the followers of Philip Melancthon. He had strenuously opposed the Ubiquists, who arose in his time; and, the dispute growing still hotter after his death, the university of Wittemburg, who espoused Meiancthon's opinion, were called by the Flaccians, who attacked it, Philipists.
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Buck, Charles. Entry for 'Philipists'. Charles Buck Theological Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/cbd/p/philipists.html. 1802.