Comstock

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

The noun sense is from Anthony Comstock (and the Comstock laws which he propagated).

Proper noun[edit]

Comstock

  1. A surname​.

Noun[edit]

Comstock (plural Comstocks)

  1. a censor; one who censors
    • 1967, Samuel W. Taylor, "Peculiar People, Positive Thinkers and the Prospects of Mormon Literature," Dialogue: A Journal of Mormon Thought
      Self-appointed Comstocks among us have for years been dedicated to the unholy quest of seeking out and destroying books considered unfavorable.

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