adjective Date: 1921 of or relating to Comstockery

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Comstockery — Comstocker, n. Comstockian, adj. /kum stok euh ree, kom /, n. overzealous moral censorship of the fine arts and literature, often mistaking outspokenly honest works for salacious ones. [1900 05; after A. COMSTOCK; see ERY] * * * …   Universalium

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