nazarite


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Nazarite \Naz"a*rite\, prop. n.
   A Jew bound by a vow to leave the hair uncut, to abstain from
   wine and strong drink, and to practice extraordinary purity
   of life and devotion, the obligation being for life, or for a
   certain time. The word is also used adjectively.
   [1913 Webster]
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