noun Shays·ite \ˈshāˌzīt\

Definition of Shaysite



  1. :  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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a trip made at another's expense

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