Kleagle

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Blend of Klan and eagle?

Noun[edit]

Kleagle (plural Kleagles)

  1. A recruiter for the Ku Klux Klan.
    • 1984, John Henry Cary, Julius Weinberg, The Social Fabric: American life from 1607 to 1877
      At last, when the tribute slackened, he motioned to his retainers to sweep up the treasure. Then he strode off to a near-by pavilion to consult with his attendant Kleagles, Cyclopses, and Titans.