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Definition of the noun amish

What does amish mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: -

  1. an American follower of the Mennonite religion
    • example: Mary didn't want to wear a sexy costume for Halloween so she decided to dress like an Amish woman.
    • lexical domain: People - nouns denoting people
    • more generic word: Mennonite = a member of an Anabaptist movement in Holland noted for its simplicity of life
    • member of: Amish sect = an orthodox Anabaptist sect separated from the Mennonites in late 17th century

Definition of the adjective amish

What does amish mean as an attribute of a noun?

adjective

  1. Relating to this sect.

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Google previewBoot and Shoe Recorder (1922)

The Magazine of Fashion Footwear

Amish is a member of the Bochester ...

Google previewLanguage Planning (1991)

by David F. Marshall

The survival of German via intergenerational mother tongue continuity within the Old Order Amish is a classic illustration of this preservationist outlook. The fact that it is also singularly unrepresentative of American life may also be a telling ...

Google previewThe Complete Idiot's Guide to Christianity (2004)

by Jeffrey Webb, Ph.D.

A common misconception about Amish is that they don't change ...

Google previewThe Wall Street Journal Essential Guide to Business St (2010)

by Paul Martin

Amish is an offshoot. menswear Not men's wear. Mercedes-Benz The plural for the Daimlermerchant marine Chrysler auto is either Mercedeses or Mercedes-Benzes. merchant marine 151.

Google previewThe Amish Way (2010)

Patient Faith in a Perilous World by Donald B. Kraybill, Steven M. Nolt, David L. Weaver-Zercher

Being Amish means limiting conveniences that most Americans take for granted ...

Google previewThe Greenwood Encyclopedia of Multiethnic American Literature: A - C (2005)

by Emmanuel Sampath Nelson

the Amish abstain from participation in military service, as they believe that participation in war violates the Biblical injunction "thou shalt not kill." Although the Amish do not receive higher education, they are literate and well educated in ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Educational Reform and Dissent (2010)

by Thomas C. Hunt, Thomas J. Lasley, II

Today, hundreds of small one- or two- room Amish and Old Order Mennonite (OOM) schools dot the rural landscape of ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Canada's Peoples (1999)

by Paul R. Magocsi

The Amish began arriving in 1824. In that year the German Block, as it became known, in the centre of Wilmot Township was surveyed by John Goessman. Each family received twenty hectares of free land, provided that a house was built and ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of North American Immigration (2009)

by John Powell

Amish immigration The Amish are one of the few immigrant ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Religion and Society (1998)

by William H. Swatos, Peter Kivisto

Cousineau AMISH A subset of groups of the larger Anabaptist movement. By the 1690s, Anabaptists had migrated from Switzerland into the Alsace region in present-day France. A quarrel between these Alsatian Anabaptists and ...

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At Motel 6 in Amish Country I wonder if they leave the light on for you? (Jay London)
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Scrabble value of A1M3I1S1H4

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