Bourbon
Bourbon Bour"bon, n. [From the castle and seigniory of Bourbon in central France.] [1913 Webster] 1. A member of a family which has occupied several European thrones, and whose descendants still claim the throne of France. [1913 Webster]

2. A politician who is behind the age; a ruler or politician who neither forgets nor learns anything; an obstinate conservative. [1913 Webster]


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