Whiteboyism White"boy`ism, n. The conduct or principle of the Whiteboys. [1913 Webster]

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  • whiteboyism — white·boy·ism …   English syllables

  • whiteboyism — ȯiˌizəm noun ( s) Usage: usually capitalized : the principles or conduct of the Whiteboys * * * Whiteˈboyism noun (also without cap) the principles of the Whiteboys • • • Main Entry: ↑white …   Useful english dictionary

  • Whiteboys — The Whiteboys were a secret Irish agrarian organization in 18th century Ireland which used violent tactics to defend tenant farmer land rights for subsistence farming. Their name derives from the white smocks the members wore in their nightly… …   Wikipedia

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