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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Alba’ti.
 
The white brethren. Certain Christian fanatics of the fourteenth century, so called because they dressed in white. Also the recently baptised. (Latin.)   1
 


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