from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In U. S. politics, a name sometimes applied to a member of the Democratic party who was alleged to have adopted the principles of the Populists.
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Soldiers are very loquacious as a rule and give them a thread upon which to hang an argument, and in a minute a free silver, demo-popocrat convention would sound tame in comparison.
Texas, according to this Columbus of prosperity, is a veritable Klondyke bowered with roses instead of imbedded in snowbanks -- a place where every financial prospect pleases and only the popocrat is vile.
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