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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Amish  \Am"ish\,  n.  pl  [Written  also  {Omish}.]  (Eccl.  Hist.) 
  The  Amish  Mennonites. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Amish  \Am"ish\,  a.  [Written  also  {Omish}.]  (Eccl.  Hist.) 
  Of  pertaining  to  or  designating,  the  followers  of  Jacob 
  Amman,  a  strict  Mennonite  of  the  17th  century,  who  even 
  proscribed  the  use  of  buttons  and  shaving  as  ``worldly 
  conformity''.  There  are  several  branches  of  Amish  Mennonites 
  in  the  United  States. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  Amish 
  n  :  an  American  follower  of  the  Mennonite  Bishop  Amman  [syn:  {Amish}] 




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