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Comstockery

Comstockery

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

Definition of COMSTOCKERY

1
:  strict censorship of materials considered obscene
2
:  censorious opposition to alleged immorality (as in literature)

Origin of COMSTOCKERY

Anthony Comstock + English -ery
First Known Use: 1905

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