noun see Whig

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  • Whiggism — Whig gism, n. The principles of the Whigs. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Whiggism — Whig ► NOUN historical 1) a member of the British reforming party that sought the supremacy of Parliament, succeeded in the 19th century by the Liberal Party. 2) a supporter of the American Revolution. 3) a 17th century Scottish Presbyterian.… …   English terms dictionary

  • Whiggism — /hwig iz euhm, wig /, n. the principles or practices of Whigs. Also, Whiggery /hwig euh ree, wig /. [1660 70; WHIG + ISM] * * * …   Universalium

  • Whiggism — Whig·gism || wɪgɪzÉ™m n. principles of the Whig party in Britain …   English contemporary dictionary

  • whiggism — whig·gism …   English syllables

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  • Whig (British political party) — Whigs Founded 1678 Dissolved 1868 Preceded by Count …   Wikipedia

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  • Samuel Parr — Born January 26, 1747(1747 01 26) Harrow on the Hill Died March 6, 1825(1825 03 06) (ag …   Wikipedia

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