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Adonists

Ado′nists

Those Jews who maintain that the proper vowels of the word Jehovah are unknown, and that the word is never to be pronounced Adonai. (Hebrew, adon, lord.)

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