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amish

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CIDE DICTIONARY

amishn. sing. & pl. 
     The Amish Mennonites.  [Webster 1913 Suppl.]
amisha. 
     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. A branch having particularly strict adherence to the Amish principles are called Old Order Amish  [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

amish, adj. belonging to a strict US Mennonite sect.

Etymology
prob. f. G Amisch f. J. Amen 17th-c. Swiss preacher

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