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Carlist

[kahr-list] /ˈkɑr lɪst/
noun
1.
a supporter of the claims of Don Carlos of Spain or of his successors to the Spanish throne.
2.
a partisan of Charles X of France, and of the elder branch of the Bourbons.
Origin of Carlist
1820-1830
1820-30; < Spanish carlista or French carliste; see -ist
Related forms
Carlism, noun
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Examples from the Web for Carlist
Historical Examples
  • But it was a Carlist salon, and as such we were made welcome.

    The Mirror of the Sea Joseph Conrad
  • “Every Carlist agent in Bayonne assured me of that,” said Mr. Mills.

    The Arrow of Gold Joseph Conrad
  • I only know he is a Spaniard and a Carlist,” I said: “and that ought to be enough for you.

    The Arrow of Gold Joseph Conrad
  • When Rita devoted it to the Carlist cause a bed was put into that drawing-room, just simply the bed.

    The Arrow of Gold Joseph Conrad
  • But for the moment all the world was talking of the Carlist enterprise.

    The Arrow of Gold Joseph Conrad
  • The star of the Carlist Cause seemed to be in the ascendant.

  • The Carlist factories were turning out their own guns and munitions.

  • At other times I was rapidly being promoted in the Carlist Army.

  • “I will have nothing of the kind,” said the alcalde, who was said to be a Carlist.

    The Bible in Spain George Borrow
  • El Serrador, a Carlist partisan, who about this period was much talked of in Spain.

    The Bible in Spain George Borrow
British Dictionary definitions for Carlist

Carlist

/ˈkɑːlɪst/
noun
1.
(in Spain) a supporter of Don Carlos or his descendants as the rightful kings of Spain
2.
(in France) a supporter of Charles X or his descendants
Derived Forms
Carlism, noun
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