noun Peel·ite \ˈpēˌlīt\

Definition of Peelite



  1. :  one of a group of 19th century British Tories supporting Peel in the repeal of the Corn Laws and later maintaining a position between the protectionist Tories and the Liberals until eventually merging with the Liberals

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Origin and Etymology of peelite

Sir Robert Peel + English -ite

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to criticize severely

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