Chartist

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n chartist a stock market analyst who tries to predict market trends from graphs of recent prices of securities
    • n Chartist a 19th century English reformer who advocated better social and economic conditions for working people
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Chartist A supporter or partisan of chartism.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n chartist One of a body of political reformers (chiefly working men) that sprang up in England about the year 1838. The Chartists advocated as their leading principles universal suffrage, the abolition of the property qualification for a seat in Parliament, annual parliaments, equal representation, payment of members of Parliament, and vote by ballot, all of which they demanded as constituting the people's charter. The members of the extreme section of the party, which favored an appeal to arms or popular risings if the charter could not be obtained by legitimate means, were called physical-force men. The Chartists disappeared as a party after 1849. Also Charterist.
    • chartist Of or pertaining to the Chartists; connected with Chartism.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Chartist a supporter of chartism
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Usage

In literature:

A new, and somewhat unexpected method of agitation, was, about this time, adopted by the Chartists.
"Gossip in the First Decade of Victoria's Reign" by John Ashton
Furthermore, the Chartists were leading a vast political movement of the workers.
"Violence and the Labor Movement" by Robert Hunter
During the Chartist times violent meetings were held at a club in Shire Lane.
"Old and New London" by Walter Thornbury
Chartist movement strong in England; demands for the ballot and other reforms presented to Parliament.
"The Scrap Book, Volume 1, No. 4" by Various
In Great Britain, Parliament rejected a Chartist petition for universal suffrage, etc., containing over three million signatures.
"The Scrap Book, Volume 1, No. 5" by Various
We hear of a great Chartist petition to be presented by 200,000 men.
"Thomas Carlyle" by Hector Carsewell Macpherson
He began life as a Chartist and printer, and, I believe, was concerned in the outbreak near Newport.
"Christopher Crayon's Recollections The Life and Times of the late James Ewing Ritchie as told by himself" by J. Ewing Ritchie
In fact it was regarded as the centre and seat of democratic radicalism, and the turbulence of Chartist times was yet fresh in remembrance.
"Speeches and Addresses of H. R. H. the Prince of Wales: 1863-1888" by Edward VII
The principal scene of intended Chartist demonstration was London.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 8" by Various
The chartists were regarded much as the anarchists are now.
"Tom Brown at Rugby" by Thomas Hughes
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In poetry:

A meeting where no fierce debate
Engenders "Chartist Riot;"
But leaves Queen, Parliament, and State,
In true and loyal quiet.
"A Welcome" by Sir Henry Taylor

In news:

Despite Election Worries Chartist Says To Go All In On Stocks.
Also called chartists or technicians, analysts who use mechanical rules to detect changes -in the supply of and demand for a stock and capitalize on the expected change.
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In science:

Agents could then be given a probability of using each of these strategies in place of their ‘usual’ chartist strategies.
Designing agent-based market models
We can therefore think of a strategy as a book of chartist principles recommending an action for each and every possible pattern of length m.
Designing agent-based market models
Strategies that depend only on the price history are called technical trading or chartist strategies.
Physicists attempt to scale the ivory towers of finance
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