kligrapp

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kligrapp (plural kligrapps)

  1. A secretary in the Ku Klux Klan.
    • 1925, Kathleen M. Blee, Women of the Klan: racism and gender in the 1920s (page 46)
      A directive from the Indiana KKK Department of Propaganda and Education to all state exalted Cyclops and kligrapps on the occasion of Mother's Day 1925, for example, instructed Klansmen to honor their "glorious mothers as the only reliable source of counsel, sympathy, and courage in a man's life."