Dyed-in-the-wool Baptist

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jacdac

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Lebanese
Found money brings bad luck,’ he said darkly. ‘One of my mother’s sayings. She has a million of em. And she’s death on gambling.’ ‘Dyed-in-the-wool Baptist,’ Sarah said, and then shuddered convulsively.
Source: The Dead Zone by Stephen King
Context: Johnny and Sarah are at the county fair. They are on a date. Johnny’s mother is an evangelist. Sarah is an elapsed Catholic.

What does Sarah mean with the phrase in bold?

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