KJV Dictionary Definition: baptist


BAP'TIST, n. One who administers baptism. This appellation is


appropriately given to John, the forerunner of Christ.

2. As a contraction of Anabaptist, one who denies the doctrine of infant baptism, and maintains that baptism ought to be administered only to adults by immersing the body in water.


BAPTIS'TICAL, a. Pertaining to baptism.