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See also polític
- politick (obsolete)
Ancient Greek πολίτης (politēs, “citizen”).
politic (plural politics)
- (archaic) A politician.
- (Can we find and add a quotation of Francis Bacon to this entry?)
- Swiftly the politic goes; is it dark? he borrows a lantern; / Slowly the statesman and sure, guiding his feet by the stars.