locofoco definition

  • noun:
    • A match (used for making fire)
    • A friction match.
    • A nickname formerly given to a member of the Democratic celebration.
    • some sort of self-lighting cigar: so-called in nyc in 1834.
    • A friction-match.
    • [capitalized] In usa record, the equal-rights or radical portion of the Democratic celebration about 1835; by expansion, in disparagement, any member of that celebration.

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