Locofoco

• (n.) A friction match. • (n.) A nickname formerly given to a member of the Democratic party.
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Locofoco

Lo`co·fo'co noun [ Of uncertain etymol.; perhaps for Latin loco foci instead of fire; or, according to Bartlett, it was called so from a self-lighting cigar, with a match composition at the end, invented in 1834 by John Marck of New York, and called by him locofoco cigar , in imitation of t...
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