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synonyms for locofoco

  • Congreve
  • Congreve match
  • Vesta
  • fusee
  • lucifer match
  • safety match
  • vesuvian
See also synonyms for: locofocos
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How to use locofoco in a sentence

You would find a Locofoco majority as much addicted to Class Legislation as a factitious aristocracy.
CONINGSBYBENJAMIN DISRAELI
The driver was a stubborn Locofoco, and Benson did not disdain to enter into an elaborate argument with him.
THE INTERNATIONAL MAGAZINE, VOLUME 2, NO. 2, JANUARY, 1851VARIOUS
A Locofoco is the only intelligible term: a fellow that would set any place on fire to roast his own eggs.
GRYLL GRANGETHOMAS LOVE PEACOCK
Four or five years afterward their enemies invented for their benefit the meaningless and hideous word "Locofoco."
THE LIFE OF ABRAHAM LINCOLNWARD H. LAMON
But now, should you go thither to seek him, you would inquire in vain for the Locofoco Surveyor.
THE SCARLET LETTERNATHANIEL HAWTHORNE
It would appear as if Locofoco-ism and infidelity had formed an union, and were fighting under the same banner.
DIARY IN AMERICA, SERIES ONEFREDERICK MARRYAT (AKA CAPTAIN MARRYAT)
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WORDS RELATED TO LOCOFOCO

  • Congreve
  • Congreve match
  • Vesta
  • fusee
  • locofoco
  • lucifer match
  • safety match
  • vesuvian
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