- suffocative goiter,
- suffolk punch,
Origin of suffrage
Examples from the Web for suffrage
Time to put to good use the suffrage and the education that our foremothers of all classes and colors worked hard to win us.
But these 60-somethings share more than the bonds of suffrage.
Ironically, the weekend incident raises an important question about whether there truly is suffrage for Muslim women in America.
There are in Oregon three classes of women opposed to suffrage.
Nearly 36,000 voters exercised their right of suffrage without any disturbance, although both parties were highly excited.Society, Manners and Politics in the United States|Michael Chevalier
For enthusiasm, nothing ever surpassed these meetings in the history of the suffrage movement.
She is also an advocate of suffrage for women, and makes telling points, from week to week, on this question.
Suffrage for women should be looked on from this standpoint.Theodore Roosevelt|Theodore Roosevelt
Word Origin for suffrage
late 14c., "prayers or pleas on behalf of another," from Old French suffrage (13c.), from Medieval Latin suffragium, from Latin suffragium "support, vote, right of voting," from suffragari "lend support, vote for someone," from sub "under" (see sub-) + fragor "crash, din, shouts (as of approval)," related to frangere "to break" (see fraction). The meaning "right to vote" is first found in the U.S. Constitution, 1787.