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, n. [Russ. shtundist, prob. fr. G. stunde
hour; -- from their meetings for Bible reading.] (Eccl.
One of a large sect of Russian dissenters founded, about
1860, in the village of Osnova, near Odessa, by a peasant,
Onishchenko, who had apparently been influenced by a German
sect settled near there. They zealously practice Bible
reading and reject priestly dominion and all external rites
of worship. -- Stun"dism
[Webster 1913 Suppl.]