Toryism

noun
To·​ry·​ism | \ ˈtȯr-ē-ˌi-zəm \

Definition of Toryism

1 : the principles and practices of or associated with Tories
2 : the British Tory party or its members

First Known Use of Toryism

1682, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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