[ doh-feys ]
/ ˈdoʊˌfeɪs /

noun U.S. History.

a Northerner who sympathized with the South during the controversies over new territories and slavery before the Civil War.
a congressman from a northern state not opposed to slavery in the South.

Origin of doughface

An Americanism dating back to 1785–95; dough + face Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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