noun U.S. History.
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A Doughface press may cry, Compromise; and try to restore the status quo ante bellum, but all in vain.
While the South is entitled to the palm of victory for shot-gun Democracy, the North is a fair competitor for doughface flunkyism.Emancipation and Emigration|Anonymous
Doughface democracy among us has squalled as if receiving deadly wounds at every proposal to crush or injure the foe.
In this sense Lincoln, with his life-long record of opposition to the extension of slavery, was a doughface.From Sail to Steam, Recollections of Naval Life|Captain A. T. Mahan