Grubenheimer, a name applied to the Waldenses in the 14th century because they were accustomed to assemble in corners and isolated places, in gravel pits (Gruben) to escape their enemies. The name seems to have been used for the Anabaptists as well.
Hege, Christian and Christian Neff. Mennonitisches Lexikon, 4 vols. Frankfurt & Weierhof: Hege; Karlsruhe: Schneider, 1913-1967: v. II, 190.
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