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bullionist

[boo l-yuh-nist]
noun
  1. a person who advocates a system in which currency is directly convertible to gold or silver.
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Origin of bullionist

First recorded in 1805–15; bullion + -ist
Related formsbul·lion·ism, noun
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Examples from the Web for bullionist

Historical Examples

  • I profess to be a bullionist, in the usual and accepted sense of that word.

    The Works of Daniel Webster, Volume 1

    Daniel Webster