dulocracy (plural dulocracies)
- A government where servants and slaves have so much license and privilege that they domineer; predominance of slaves.
1855, Jam. Gord Bennett, Memoirs of Jam. Gord. Bennett and his Times: By a Journalist:
- Or must the country passively submit to that dulocracy in politics which has become a stigma upon the nation, and a shame to the intelligence of the people?
1970, Maurice Duggan, O'Leary's orchard and other stories, page 165:
- In a dulocracy who are the slaves?
2006, Radha Rajan, Krishen Kak, NGOs, Activists & Foreign Funds: Anti-nation Industry, 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), …
- An Universal Etymological English Dictionary, N. Bailey, dulocracy
- Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia, dulocracy