noun see sansculotte

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • SANSCULOTTISM —    belief in the rights of man, stript of all the conventional vestures and badges by which alone, and without any other ground of right, one man maintains an ascendency over another …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • sansculottism — sans·cu·lot·tism …   English syllables

  • sansculottism — ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˈläd.ˌizəm noun ( s) Etymology: French sans culottisme, from sans culotte + isme ism : extreme republican principles : the principles or practice of the sansculottes …   Useful english dictionary

  • sansculotte — noun Etymology: French sans culotte, literally, without breeches Date: 1790 1. an extreme radical republican in France at the time of the French Revolution 2. a radical or violent extremist in politics • sansculottic adjective • sansculottish… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Sans-culottes — (French for without knee breeches ) was a term created around 1790 1792 by the French aristocracy to describe the poorer members of the Third Estate, according to the dominant theory because they usually wore pantaloons (full length trousers or… …   Wikipedia

  • Johann Friedrich Cotta — Johann Friedrich Freiherr von Cotta Johann Friedrich, Freiherr Cotta von Cottendorf (April 27, 1764, Stuttgart – December 29, 1832 Stuttgart) was a German publisher, industrial pioneer and politician. Contents …   Wikipedia

  • Anarchy — (from el. αναρχία anarchía , without ruler ) may refer to any of the following: * Absence of government; a state of lawlessness due to the absence or inefficiency of the supreme power; political disorder. [ anarchy. Oxford English Dictionary.… …   Wikipedia

  • Sans — or SANS may refer to: *Sans, meaning without in French **Sans serif (without serifs), in typography, a typeface that does not have the small features called serifs at the end of strokes that make up letters and symbols **Sans culottes (without… …   Wikipedia

  • LOUIS XVII —    second son of the preceding, shut up in the Temple, was, after the execution of his mother, proclaimed king by the Emigrants, and handed over in his prison to the care of one Simon, a shoemaker, in service about the prison, to bring him up in… …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • -ism — suffix forming nouns, esp. denoting: 1 an action or its result (baptism; organism). 2 a system, principle, or ideological movement (Conservatism; jingoism; feminism). 3 a state or quality (heroism; barbarism). 4 a basis of prejudice or… …   Useful english dictionary

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