New Christians

Certain Jews of Portugal, who yielded to compulsion and suffered themselves to be baptised, but in secret observed the Mosaic ceremonies. (Fifteenth century.)

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