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Bradlaugh

noun
  1. Charles . 1833–91, British radical and freethinker: barred from taking his seat in parliament (1880–86) for refusing to take the parliamentary oath
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Historical Examples

  • The opposition spoke of the measure as a "Bradlaugh Relief Bill."

    The Grand Old Man

    Richard B. Cook

  • Bradlaugh lost his temper, and after that the parson wiped the boards with him.

  • He said, 'Gentlemen, Bradlaugh's been elected; he must be allowed to come among us.'

  • The Bradlaugh case was inexhaustible in scenes and sensations.

    Lord Randolph Churchill

    Winston Spencer Churchill

  • When the hour came, Mr. Bradlaugh advanced to the table to take the oath.

    Lord Randolph Churchill

    Winston Spencer Churchill