[hwig-iz-uh m, wig-]
- the principles or practices of Whigs.
Also Whig·ger·y [hwig-uh-ree, wig-] /ˈʰwɪg ə ri, ˈwɪg-/.
Origin of Whiggism
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Examples from the Web for whiggery
Whiggery has had its day, and Henry Clay would stand with us now.'Red-Tape and Pigeon-Hole Generals
William H. Armstrong
Liberalism when divested of its Whiggery was practically Radicalism.A History of England
The young men know next to nothing of Whiggery and Democracy.The Galaxy, June 1877
Whiggery, in short, was nothing but Liberalism qualified by interest.A Short History of English Liberalism
Walter Lyon Blease
For Whiggery, rightly understood, is not a political creed but a social caste.Collections and Recollections
George William Erskine Russell