dulocracy

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek δουλοκρατία (doulokratía), from δούλος (doúlos, servant, slave, thrall) + κρατείν (krateín, rule).

Noun[edit]

dulocracy (plural dulocracies)

  1. A government where servants and slaves have so much license and privilege that they domineer or belord; predominance of slaves.
    • 2006, Radha Rajan, Krishen Kak, NGOs, Activists & Foreign Funds: Anti-nation Industry[1], page 145:
      Manderians are not democrats; they are dulocrats, and the Manderweb symbolises our dulocracy. So, are you surprised that the dulocracy rules our country … A dulocracy is "a Government where servants and slaves have so much license and privilege that they domineer" (Black's Law Dictionary, 6th edn), …

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References[edit]

  • An Universal Etymological English Dictionary, N. Bailey, dulocracy
  • Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia, dulocracy

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.