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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Doce’tes (3 syl.).
 
An early heretical sect, which maintained that Jesus Christ was only God, and that His visible form was merely a phantom; that the crucifixion and resurrection were illusions. (The word is Greek, and means phantomists.)   1
 


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