cagoulard

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

cagoulard (plural cagoulards)

  1. (historical) A member of La Cagoule; a far-right-wing revolutionary or activist.
    • 2002, K. Moure & Martin S. Alexander, Crisis and Renewal in France: 1918-1962, p. 94:
      Moreover, Henry Charbonneau, a cagoulard, portrayed Henri Martin, head of the Cagoule's "intelligence" section in November 1937, as "an incorrigible mythomane," and Deloncle as a devotee of "intelligence."
    • 2003, Ronald Tiersky, François Mitterrand: A Very French President:
      Arrighi replied by exhuming an old accusation that in the 1930s as a teenager Mitterrand had been a cagoulard, a member of the extreme-rightist, violent pro-fascist organization known as La Cagoule, "the Cowl."

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From cagoule +‎ -ard.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cagoulard m (plural cagoulards, feminine cagoularde)

  1. (historical) cagoulard

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