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noun as in friction match

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You would find a Locofoco majority as much addicted to Class Legislation as a factitious aristocracy.

The driver was a stubborn Locofoco, and Benson did not disdain to enter into an elaborate argument with him.

A Locofoco is the only intelligible term: a fellow that would set any place on fire to roast his own eggs.

Four or five years afterward their enemies invented for their benefit the meaningless and hideous word "Locofoco."

But now, should you go thither to seek him, you would inquire in vain for the Locofoco Surveyor.


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On this page you'll find 8 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to locofoco, such as: congreve, congreve match, fusee, lucifer match, safety match, and vesta.

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