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  • n. In 17th century France, a partisan of cardinals Richelieu and Mazarin, as opposed to a royalist.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An advocate or adherent of the system of the college of cardinals.
  • n. A follower of Cardinal Antoine Perrenot, prime minister to Margaret of Parma in the sixteenth century.

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