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  • v. Present participle of septembrize.


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  • At present, the war-hawks talk of septembrizing, deportation, and the examples for quelling sedition set by the French executive.

    Memoir, Correspondence, And Miscellanies, From The Papers Of Thomas Jefferson, Volume 3

  • Then there are words that go back into what (for these United States) can be considered the mists of antiquity and are still in circulation, such as war hawk, used in a high-Tory London periodical called The Rehearsal in 1708 and by Thomas Jefferson in a 1798 letter to Madison ("At present, the war hawks talk of septembrizing...") and still going strong in 1999 ("the policy wonk who would become the administration's fierce war hawk"). POLITICAL SLANG.


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