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Stan was beginning to get the idea that the Dutch Quisling disliked the military.

Stan resolved that he was going to be one guest who fooled the Dutch Quisling.

Those who were destined for execution as soon as a quisling government was formed, were also not entitled to depart on the liner.

WORD ORIGIN

1940, from Vidkun Quisling (1887-1945), Norwegian fascist politician who headed the puppet government during the German occupation of Norway in World War II; shot for treason after German defeat. First used in London Times of April 15, 1940, in a Swedish context.

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