Sans-culottism
Sans-culottism Sans`-cu*lot"tism, n. [F. sans-culottisme.] Extreme republican principles; the principles or practice of the sans-culottes. [1913 Webster]

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  • Sans-culottic — Sans cu*lot tic, a. Pertaining to, or involving, sans culottism; radical; revolutionary; Jacobinical. Carlyle. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sans-cu|lot|tic — «SANZ kyu LOT ihk», adjective. of the sans culottes or sans culottism …   Useful english dictionary

  • sans-culotte — [ˌsan(z)kjʊ lɒt] noun 1》 a lower class Parisian republican in the French Revolution. 2》 an extreme republican or revolutionary. Derivatives sans culottism noun Origin Fr., lit. without knee breeches …   English new terms dictionary

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