Whiggamore

noun
Whig·​ga·​more | \ ˈ(h)wigəˌmō(ə)r \
plural -s

Definition of Whiggamore

1 : a member of a band composed largely of inhabitants of the southwestern part of Scotland that in 1648 marched to Edinburgh to oppose the king, Duke of Hamilton, and court party
2 : whig

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History and Etymology for Whiggamore

perhaps irregular from obsolete English dialect whig yokel, rustic, perhaps from English whig

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“Whiggamore.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Whiggamore. Accessed 26 Sep. 2021.

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