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Websterian

[ web-steer-ee-uhn ]
/ wɛbˈstɪər i ən /
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adjective

pertaining to or characteristic of Daniel Webster, his political theories, or his oratory.
pertaining to or characteristic of Noah Webster or his dictionary.

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Origin of Websterian

An Americanism dating back to 1855–60; Webster + -ian
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