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Dreyfusard

[drahy-fuh-sahrd, -zahrd, drey-; drahy-fuh-sahrd, -zahrd, drey-]
noun
  1. a defender or supporter of Alfred Dreyfus.
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Origin of Dreyfusard

First recorded in 1895–1900; Dreyfus + -ard
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Historical Examples of dreyfusard

  • Henceforth, with his devoted sister and daughter, he philosophises at ease and becomes a Dreyfusard.

    Egoists

    James Huneker

  • General Andr was an ardent Dreyfusard, strongly opposed to clerical and reactionary influences in the army.

  • I was very glad to meet Colonel Picquard at a dinner in a Dreyfusard house.

    The Sunny Side of Diplomatic Life, 1875-1912

    Lillie DeHegermann-Lindencrone