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  • noun historical, US A member of the Greenback Party, who supported greenback or paper money, and opposed the resumption of specie payments.


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  • Center Nick Greenbacker will be the man in the middle with Liam Potter gone.

    Northeast Conference 2010

  • In 1896 at the Democratic National Convention, William Jennings Byran railed against Goldbugs and their moneyed interests backers in support of Greenbacker farmers and laborers saying: "You shall not crucify mankind upon a cross of gold."

    Reviewing Ellen Brown's "Web of Debt:" Part V 2009

  • He changed from an Abraham Lincoln supporter to a Greenbacker; in succession he was a Granger, a Union Labor man, and a Single Taxer.


  • Iona-Mulroy 18 pass from Brieden (C Greenbacker reception for two-point conversion)

    NCAA Football - Fairfield vs. Iona 2001

  • The dreams of the Greenbacker are but new phases of our childhood fancies of finding a mountain of pure gold, with which we are to make the whole world happy; it is conceivable to find the mountain of gold -- but, alas! what will be its value when we have found it?

    A Strange Discovery Charles Romyn Dake

  • He had been a reform member of the city council, he had been a Greenbacker, a Labor Unionist, a

    The Jungle Upton Sinclair 1923

  • Thomas A. Hendricks, a Greenbacker, was offered by

    The New Nation William E. [Editor] Dodd 1912

  • He had been a reform member of the city council, he had been a Greenbacker, a Labor Unionist, a Populist, a Bryanite -- and after thirty years of fighting, the year 1896 had served to convince him that the power of concentrated wealth could never be controlled, but could only be destroyed.

    The Jungle 1906

  • He was the only Greenbacker in Kilo; but that was jist politercal stuff, and while I'm a good Republican, like pa was,

    Kilo : being the love story of Eliph' Hewlitt, book agent Ellis Parker Butler 1903

  • Every new scheme of increasing happiness by force found a helper, a fighter, and a giver in him; by turns he had been an Abolitionist, a Fourierist, a Socialist, a Greenbacker, a Farmers 'Alliance man.

    Stories of a western town 1893


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