Peelite

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Peelite a follower of Peel in the reform of the Corn-laws in 1846
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Usage

In literature:

What Brooke trusts to, is that they are going to turn out Oliver because he is a Peelite.
"Middlemarch" by George Eliot
The Peelite members of the cabinet were generally less inclined to war than the Whigs.
"The Grand Old Man" by Richard B. Cook
Young England or Peelite, this is all right and noble.
"Yeast: A Problem" by Charles Kingsley
I had hoped that Lord Palmerston, with the assistance of the Peelites, might go through the session.
"Lady John Russell"
My father, who died in 1848, was a Peelite and an intimate friend of Sir Robert Peel, who was frequently his guest at Cromer.
"Political and Literary essays, 1908-1913" by Evelyn Baring
The Peelites while, like Mr.
"The Life of William Ewart Gladstone, Vol. 1 (of 3)" by John Morley
He might at that period perhaps get some of the Radicals into office or some Peelites.
"The Letters of Queen Victoria, Vol 2 (of 3), 1844-1853" by Queen Victoria
The Peelites in the Cabinet, viz.
"The Letters of Queen Victoria, Volume III (of 3), 1854-1861" by Queen of Great Britain Victoria
The Peelites and the eccentricities sit on the other side.
"Here and There in London" by J. Ewing Ritchie
The Peelites were disbanded.
"Letters of Lord Acton" by Lord Acton
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In poetry:

Twa brennand eyne, sua bricht and full,
(Bonnilie blinkis my ladeis ee,)
Flang fire flaughtis fra ane peelit skull;
(Sum sichts ar ugsomlyk to see.)
"Elfinland Wood" by Henry Morley