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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Sab·ba·ta·ri·an n.
 1. One who regards and keeps the seventh day of the week as holy, agreeably to the letter of the fourth commandment in the Decalogue.
 Note:There were Christians in the early church who held this opinion, and certain Christians, esp. the Seventh-day Baptists, hold it now.
 2. A strict observer of the Sabbath.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Sev·enth a.
 1. Next in order after the sixth;; coming after six others.
    On the seventh day, God ended his work which he had made; and he rested on the seventh day from all his work which he had made.   --Gen. ii. 2.
 2. Constituting or being one of seven equal parts into which anything is divided; as, the seventh part.
 Seventh day, the seventh day of the week; Saturday.
 Seventh-day Baptists. See under Baptist.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Bap·tist n.
 1. One who administers baptism; -- specifically applied to John, the forerunner of Christ.
 2. One of a denomination of Christians who deny the validity of infant baptism and of sprinkling, and maintain that baptism should be administered to believers alone, and should be by immersion. See Anabaptist.
 Note: In doctrine the Baptists of this country [the United States] are Calvinistic, but with much freedom and moderation.
 Freewill Baptists, a sect of Baptists who are Arminian in doctrine, and practice open communion.
 Seventh-day Baptists, a sect of Baptists who keep the seventh day of the week, or Saturday, as the Sabbath. See Sabbatarian. The Dunkers and Campbellites are also Baptists.