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  • n. A politician, especially one seen as being unprincipled.
  • adj. Obsolete form of politic.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In French history, a member of a party, formed soon after the massacre of St. Bartholomew (1572), which aimed at the reconciliation of the Huguenots and the Catholics.

Etymologies

From Middle French politique. (Wiktionary)
Variant forms. (Wiktionary)

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