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Websterian

[web-steer-ee-uh n] /wɛbˈstɪər i ən/
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1.
pertaining to or characteristic of Daniel Webster, his political theories, or his oratory.
2.
pertaining to or characteristic of Noah Webster or his dictionary.
Origin of Websterian
1855-1860
An Americanism dating back to 1855-60; Webster + -ian
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