- Tory ► NOUN (pl. Tories) 1) a member or supporter of the British Conservative Party. 2) a member of the English political party that opposed the exclusion of James II from the succession and later gave rise to the Conservative Party. 3) US a colonist who supported the British side during the American Revolution.DERIVATIVES Toryism noun.ORIGIN originally denoting Irish peasants dispossessed by English settlers and living as robbers, and extended to other marauders, especially in the Scottish Highlands: probably from Irish toraidhe 'outlaw, highwayman' .
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Toryism — To ry*ism, n. The principles of the Tories. [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
toryism — rēˌizəm, ri.iz noun ( s) Usage: usually capitalized Etymology: tory (I) + ism 1. : the principles, policies, and practi … Useful english dictionary
Toryism — noun Date: 1682 1. the principles and practices of or associated with Tories 2. the British Tory party or its members … New Collegiate Dictionary
Toryism — /tawr ee iz euhm, tohr /, n. 1. the act or fact of being a Tory. 2. the principles, beliefs, and practices of Tories. [TORY + ISM] * * * … Universalium
toryism — to·ry·ism … English syllables
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