Macaulayism

noun
Ma·​cau·​lay·​ism | \-ēˌizəm\
plural -s

Definition of Macaulayism 

: a Macaulayan style or turn of phrase

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History and Etymology for Macaulayism

Thomas B. Macaulay + English -ism

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