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Cagoulard

[ kag-oo-lahr, kag-oo-lahr; French ka-goo-lahr ]
/ ˈkæg ʊˌlɑr, ˌkæg ʊˈlɑr; French ka guˈlɑr /
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noun, plural Ca·gou·lards [kag-oo-lahrz, kag-oo-lahrz; French ka-goo-lahr]. /ˈkæg ʊˌlɑrz, ˌkæg ʊˈlɑrz; French ka guˈlɑr/.

a member of a secret French organization, active 1932–40, that conspired to overthrow the Third Republic.

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Origin of Cagoulard

<French, equivalent to cagoule hood (see cowl) + -ard-ard

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