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Nicolaitan (plural Nicolaitans)
- A member of an early Christian sect (Nicolaism), said to participate in certain pagan ceremonies.
- But this thou hast, that thou hatest the deeds of the Nicolaitans, which also I hate....So hast thou also them that hold to the doctrine of the Nicolaitans.
1604, Table Aleph:
- held that a Nicholaitan is an heretike, like Nicholas, who held that wiues should bee commmon to all alike.