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morganize

transitive verb mor·gan·ize \ˈmȯ(r)gəˌnīz\

Definition of morganize

-ed/-ing/-s

  1. :  to assassinate or do away with secretly in order to prevent or punish disclosure of secrets



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Origin and Etymology of morganize

William Morgan †1826? American Freemason allegedly murdered by Freemasons for threatening to publish the secrets of Freemasonry + English -ize


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