Tory

A Tory holds a political philosophy (Toryism) based on the traditionalism and conservatism originating with the Cavalier faction during the English Civil War (sometimes more scrupulously known as the `Wars of the Three Kingdoms`). This ideology is prominent in the politics of the United Kingdom, and also appears in parts of The Commonwealth, par.....
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Tory

[n] - a supporter of traditional political and social institutions against the forces of reform 2. [n] - an American who favored the British side during the American Revolution
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Tory

• (n.) A member of the conservative party, as opposed to the progressive party which was formerly called the Whig, and is now called the Liberal, party; an earnest supporter of exsisting royal and ecclesiastical authority. • (n.) One who, in the time of the Revolution, favored submitting tothe claims of Great Britain against the colonies;...
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Tory

noun a supporter of traditional political and social institutions against the forces of reform; a political conservative
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Tory

To'ry adjective Of ro pertaining to the Tories.
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Tory

To'ry noun ; plural Tories . [ Properly used of the Irish bogtrotters who robbed and plundered during the English civil wars, professing to be in sympathy with the royal cause; hence transferred to those who sought to maintain the extreme prerogatives of the crown; probably from Ir. toir...
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Tory

a member of the conservative party in Great Britain or Canada.
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Tory

conservative political party as opposed to the liberal Whigs. The Tories supported the king and the Anglican Church.
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Tory

Originally the supporters of the monarch and the Church of England. The first Tories objected to the attempts made by the Whigs between 1679 and 1681 to exclude James, Duke of York (the future James II) from the succession on the grounds of his Catholicism. Their name derived from a group of Irish brigands. Tories argued for the importance of divin...
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Tory

Originally, a Tory was an Irish outlaw and robber (from the Irish word meaning to pursue for the sake of plunder). The term was applied to the Royalist party at the time of the Popish Plot but had acquired a political significance as early as 1654 when it was applied by the principal of Glasgow University to the forces maintaining the cause of Char...
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Tory

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Tory

Tory (tô'rē) , English political party. The term was originally applied to outlaws in Ireland and was adopted as a derogatory name for supporters of the duke of York (later James II) at the time (c.1679–1680) when the 1st earl of Shaftesbury was proposing the duke's exclusion f...
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Tory

Tory is a Latin name for boys and girls. The meaning is `from the rough hills` The name Tory is most commonly given to American boys. In Scotland it is (almost) solely given to boys In France it is (almost) solely given to girls What do they use in other countries? Torrie Torrey (English) Torey The name sounds like: Dory, Tora, Torry, Torey,, Dory,...
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