house organ


Definition of house organ

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

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Recent Examples on the Web Many conservatives are probably worried that a wounded Trump might use a dolchstoss story to popularize some alternative to the institutional conservative movement and its house organ, Fox News. Alex Pareene, The New Republic, "A Coup Is a Coup," 13 Nov. 2020 Screened a few silent movies and have had accompaniment from the Mighty Wurlitzer [house organ]. Ben Flanagan |, al, "‘Without your help, we’re history’: Alabama, Lyric Theatres in dire need of financial support," 9 Sep. 2020 At the same time, the union newspaper, the Mine Workers’ Journal, became a house organ for Boyle during the campaign, publishing anti-Yablonski propaganda. Vince Guerreri, Smithsonian Magazine, "Fifty Years Ago, the Murder of Jock Yablonski Shocked the Labor Movement," 31 Dec. 2019 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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24 Nov 2020

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“House organ.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Nov. 2020.

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