Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In modern Spanish history, a member of a political party about 1820–22, which was extremely democratic in sentiment.

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  • Therefore let me call upon my beloved and respected friends at home, as they love their Lord and the credit of His cause, to offer no encouragement to any disposed 'to run the muck' (it is Sir George's expression) against the religious or political _institutions_ of Spain, to keep clear of the _exaltado_ or republican party, and to eschew tracts, with political frontispieces, concerning any _uncertain_ future dispensation; but to confine themselves strictly and severely to the great work of propagating the Word which sooner or later is doomed to christianise the entire world.

    Letters of George Borrow to the British and Foreign Bible Society

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