King James Dictionary
BAP'TIST, n. One who administers baptism. This appellation is
appropriately given to John, the forerunner of Christ.
2. As a contraction of Anabaptist, one who denies the doctrine of infant baptism, and maintains that baptism ought to be administered only to adults by immersing the body in water.
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