putsch

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n putsch a sudden and decisive change of government illegally or by force
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Usage

In literature:

Rudolf Hess on the morning of the Beer Hall Putsch.
"Murder in the Gunroom" by Henry Beam Piper
Gurgurk's started a putsch against King Jaikark; I'm going to Konkrook at once.
"Uller Uprising" by Henry Beam Piper, John D. Clark and John F. Carr
PUTSCHE and Vertuch, varieties of the potato, i.
"The Variation of Animals and Plants Under Domestication, Volume II (of 2)" by Charles Darwin
And I also fail to understand the timing of The Brain's putsch.
"The Brain" by Alexander Blade
From 1923 until the putsch of 1934 IMRO terrorism dominated the country.
"Area Handbook for Bulgaria" by Eugene K. Keefe, Violeta D. Baluyut, William Giloane, Anne K. Long, James M. Moore, and Neda A. Walpole
They were exploiting a local "putsch" so as to carry out a general "pogrom.
"The New Germany" by George Young
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In news:

Had the First World War not intervened unionists would have only a treasonable putsch against the Crown to celebrate this weekend, says Malachi O'Doherty.
It is also a personal triumph for the left-wing politician who was twice overlooked for the party leadership, in 1985 and 2005, and suffered an organized putsch as recently as last summer.
News / Chicagoland From the archives: Neal Pollack on the Pushcart Putsch of '97.
Does This Week's Management Putsch Mean Apple is Becoming a Normal Company.
Scott Forstall, pre- putsch .
Notre Dame's Putsch leads Pa.
The Wall Street Putsch, as it's known today, was a plot by a group of right-wing financiers.
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