Manichæan

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English[edit]

Adjective[edit]

Manichæan (not comparable)

  1. Archaic spelling of Manichaean.
    • 1901, Philip Schaff, History of the Christian Church, Charles Scribner’s Sons; Volume VI., second edition, Chapter IX., pages 737–738:
      Augustin struggled from the Manichæan heresy into catholic orthodoxy, from the freedom of error into the authority of truth ; the Reformers came out of the corruptions and tyranny of the papacy into the freedom of the gospel.

Noun[edit]

Manichæan (plural Manichæans)

  1. Archaic spelling of Manichaean.
    • 1918, Williston Walker, A History of the Christian Church, Charles Scribner’s Sons; Period III., § XVII., page #176:
      For nine years Augustine remained a Manichæan, living partly in Carthage and partly in Tagaste, engaged in study and teaching.