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Comstockery

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noun Com·stock·ery \ˈkäm-ˌstä-kə-rē also ˈkəm-\

Definition of Comstockery

  1. 1 :  strict censorship of materials considered obscene

  2. 2 :  censorious opposition to alleged immorality (as in literature)



Origin and Etymology of comstockery

Anthony Comstock + English -ery


First Known Use: 1905


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