house organ


Definition of house organ

: a periodical distributed by a business concern among its employees, sales personnel, or customers

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The head of the Policy Unit, Munira Mirza, is a former member of the Revolutionary Communist Party, a Trotskyite groupuscule, and enthusiastic contributor to its house organ, Living Marxism. The Economist, "The Downing Street Policy Unit, Boris Johnson’s brain," 22 Aug. 2019 As for the Braves, their Tomahawk Chop – powered by the haunting bars coming out of the house organ – should also have been retired long ago. Gabe Lacques, USA TODAY, "Opinion: Chief Wahoo missing from Cleveland's All-Star Game, but mascot issue endures," 7 July 2019 Pliny had wanted his son to be a race man, and now Alain was lecturing widely and contributing articles to Du Bois’s Crisis, which was attached to the N.A.A.C.P., and Charles Johnson’s Opportunity, the house organ of the National Urban League. Tobi Haslett, The New Yorker, "The Man Who Led the Harlem Renaissance—and His Hidden Hungers," 11 May 2018

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First Known Use of house organ

1886, in the meaning defined above

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to wander slowly or to speak indistinctly

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