Karaites

[Scripturists ]. A Jewish sect that adhered to the letter of the Scriptures, rejecting all oral traditions. They abhorred the Talmud, and observed the Sabbath with more rigour than even the rabbinists.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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