Dunkers

Dunkers
Dunkers [duŋ′kərdzduŋ′kərz ]
pl.n.
Ger tunker, dipper < tunken (see DUNK): so named from practice of immersion
a sect of German-American Baptists opposed to military service and the taking of oaths: also called Dunkards [duŋ′kərdz]: officially called Church of the Brethren

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