Definition of zealot

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  • zelot (0.0%)
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Examples of usage:
  1. The little bundle which to the zealot Jewish elders of that community seemed sufficient indication that Maimon was tainted with heresy and that his intentions were to devote himself to the study of science and philosophy proved a great impediment to entering Berlin and when after a long incredible struggle he was finally admitted he found himself incapable of earning a livelihood - The Haskalah Movement in Russia by Jacob S. Raisin

  2. He was looked upon as a very pious man and a great Zealot by the Turks for his not turning from the Mahommedan faith notwithstanding the great temptations he had so to do - Personal Narrative of a Pilgrimage to Al-Madinah & Meccah by Sir Richard Francis Burton