Factionary

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Factionary Belonging to a faction; being a partisan; taking sides. "Always factionary on the party of your general."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • factionary Active as a partizan; factious; zealous.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • ns Factionary a member of a faction
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Cf. F. factionnaire, L. factionarius, the head of a company of charioteers
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. factionemfacĕre, to do.

Usage

In literature:

It is a notification to the factionaries that their nay is the yea of truth, and its best test.
"Memoir, Correspondence, And Miscellanies, From The Papers Of Thomas Jefferson" by Thomas Jefferson
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