Blackshirt

noun
Black·​shirt | \ ˈblak-ˌshərt How to pronounce Blackshirt (audio) \

Definition of Blackshirt

: a member of a fascist organization having a black shirt as a distinctive part of its uniform especially : a member of the Italian Fascist party

First Known Use of Blackshirt

1922, in the meaning defined above

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“Blackshirt.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Blackshirt. Accessed 17 Jun. 2021.

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