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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. An officer, especially an attorney, of the Ku Klux Klan.

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Examples

  • Yet by the late 1970s, when he was first named Senate Majority Leader, the one-time kleagle in the Ku Klux Klan had moderated his position on social issues to the point where he favored the Equal Rights Amendment.

    Robert Byrd, Longest-Serving U.S. Senator, Dies at 92

  • They've even honored him by making him a kleagle, an important office within the organization.

    Archive 2004-02-15

  • I was as happy as a kleagle at a clog dance to hear that the Human Rights Campaign had fired Cheryl Jacques.

    Archive 2004-12-12

  • The resolution comes after the late Sen. Robert C. Byrd, former grand kleagle of the Ku Klux Klan, was honored for his service to the nation ....

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  • Speaking of which ... has anyoine else seen the photo of him as head kleagle or whatever they call the leadwer of the klan?

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  • None None, in your naming of dems you forgot to put the "KKK" in with the highly esteemed (by the left) Robert Byrrd ... former kleagle such as he is.

    RutlandHerald.com

  • Which current member of congress has been the kleagle or recruiter and exalted cyclopse, a position of leadership in the Ku Klux Klan?

    The American Spectator

  • Rodney Graves: JMT, buuzzardbreath, the grand kleagle of SAB racists had numerous opportunities to "Say Anything."

    Say Anything

  • I must say that I haven’t been able to detect any indications that any democrats feel any “shame” over their association past or current with the kleagle.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » The elephant in the room:

  • "I am a former kleagle of the Ku Klux Klan in Raleigh County and the adjoining counties of the state ....

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  • A member of the KKK with the responsiblity of attracting new recruits. Senator Robert Byrd, a Democrat from West Virginia, is a notable Kleagle in KKK history. He was a member of the Klan from his early 20s to his early 30s.

    rhymes with Smeagol, I assume

    October 27, 2007