Definitions

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  • n. A chief or transcendent traitor.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A chief or transcendent traitor.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A chief traitor: sometimes applied specifically to the devil. Hakewill.

Etymologies

arch- +‎ traitor (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • This has to be the greatest act of treachery in British History since the archtraitor Vortrgyn soldout the Romano-Celts to the invading Anglo-Saxons 1500 years ago Diogenes

    On Thursday, the Legg report will be published along with...

  • 'These charges included complicity with the archtraitor Gorlot in the genocide of the Tanes; furnishing drugs capable of inhibiting and demoralizing certain officials in our government and ¦' Lesatin glanced at his note slate, 'illicit surgery.'

    Restoree

  • The man whose name I inherited was a murderer, an archtraitor, a Judas.

    The Saracen: Land of the Infidel

  • I know that some days later he, along with that deadly and poisonous criminal Monsieur Auguste and that aged archtraitor Monsieur

    The Enormous Room

  • Barbara had not only received this guest alone, but she had kept him more than an hour, and the servant could swear that the young man to whom she sang long songs -- which, it is true, sounded like church music -- to the lute and also to the harp, was Erasmus Eckhart, the adopted son of the archtraitor, Dr. Hiltner, who had just obtained the degree of Master of Arts in Wittenberg.

    Barbara Blomberg — Complete

  • Barbara had not only received this guest alone, but she had kept him more than an hour, and the servant could swear that the young man to whom she sang long songs -- which, it is true, sounded like church music -- to the lute and also to the harp, was Erasmus Eckhart, the adopted son of the archtraitor, Dr. Hiltner, who had just obtained the degree of Master of Arts in

    Complete Project Gutenberg Georg Ebers Works

  • It was reasonable to expect that a strict search would be made for the archtraitor, as he was often called; and such a search a man of so singular an aspect and dialect could scarcely have eluded.

    The History of England, from the Accession of James II — Volume 1

  • Six months later, Mason referred to Randolph as “young Arnold,” comparing him with Benedict Arnold, the archtraitor of the Revolution.60 Randolph’s questionable maneuver was, however, successful: It prevented any serious effort by the Virginia convention to coordinate its actions with New York.

    Ratification

  • Clearly the weasel, for though he is an archtraitor, yet he is in the same boat with me; for I know it to be perfectly true that all of them are bitter against him. "

    Wood Magic A Fable

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