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 Philip’pic.Philips (John) 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Philip’pins.
 
A Russian sect; so called from the founder, Philip Pustoswiät. They are called Old Faith Men, because they cling with tenacity to the old service books, old version of the Bible, old hymn-book, old prayer-book, and all customs previous to the reforms of Nekon, in the 17th century.   1
 


 Philip’pic.Philips (John) 

 
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