John the Baptist

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(New Testament) a preacher and hermit and forerunner of Jesus (whom he baptized)

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In response to the question of John the Baptiser, "Are you the one who is to come, or are we to wait for another?" Jesus says to the disciples of John,
I fear that if John the Baptiser himself was to press our electrified door-bell, with typical evangelical fervour, to break the news of the second coming, he would be asked first to remove his sandals and then to contain his hair in a net, lest his dandruff should spoil the pile.