Shaysite

noun Shays·ite \ ˈshāˌzīt \

Definition of Shaysite

plural -s
:a sympathizer with or participant in Shays' Rebellion of 1786–87 in Massachusetts brought on by business depression and heavy taxes

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Origin and Etymology of shaysite

Daniel Shays †1825 American Revolutionary officer and insurrectionary leader + English -ite


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