[n] - a person who is whipped or whips himself for sexual gratification 2. [n] - a person who whips himself as a religious penance
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Religious person who uses a whip on him- or herself as a means of penance. Flagellation was practised in many religions from ancient times; notable outbreaks of this type of extremist devotion...
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Flag'el·lant noun [ Latin flagellans , past participle of flagellare : confer French flagellant . See Flagellate .] (Eccl. Hist.) One of a fanatical sect which flourished in Europe in the 13th and 14th centuries, and ...
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One of a fanatical sect which flourished in Europe in the 13th and 14th centuries, and maintained that flagellation was of equal virtue with baptism and the sacrament. ... Synonym: disciplinant. ... Origin: L. Flagellans, p.p. Of flagellare: cf.F. Flagellant. See Flagellate. ... Source: Websters Dic...
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• (n.) One of a fanatical sect which flourished in Europe in the 13th and 14th centuries, and maintained that flagellation was of equal virtue with baptism and the sacrament; -- called also disciplinant.
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