noun Chiefly British.
the most active group within an organization, as a political party.
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A Smack Of Jellyfish And Other Strange Animal GroupsWhat do hunting and sexual desires have in common? We could point to several things, but from a linguistic point of view, we’re referring to the archaic word venery, which means both hunting (from the Latin venor) and sexual desire (from Latin veneria, referring to Venus). Strangely, terms of venery is a collective noun that means a group of animals. And, many of these animal …
- ginger ale,
- ginger beer,
- ginger family,
- ginger jar,
- ginger lily,
- ginger nut,
- ginger up,
- ginger wine
Origin of ginger group
First recorded in 1925–30
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mainly British a group within a party, association, etc, that enlivens or radicalizes its parent body
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