kleagle

noun, often capitalized
klea·​gle | \ ˈklēgəl \
plural -s

Definition of kleagle

: a high-ranking officer in the hierarchy of the Ku Kluxers' organization

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History and Etymology for kleagle

klan + eagle

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“Kleagle.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/kleagle. Accessed 7 December 2019.

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