Definition of Carry nation

1. Noun. United States prohibitionist who raided saloons and destroyed bottles of liquor with a hatchet (1846-1911).

Exact synonyms: Carry Amelia Moore Nation, Nation
Generic synonyms: Dry, Prohibitionist



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Carry Nation

Carrel-Lindbergh pump
Carrere
Carriage Paid To
Carriage and Insurance Paid to
Carribean
Carrick
Carrie
Carrier
Carrington's disease
Carrion's disease
Carrol
Carroll
Carrollian
Carron oil
Carry Amelia Moore Nation
Carry Nation
Carry On film
Carry On films
Carré de l'Est
Carson
Carson City
Carson McCullers
Carson Smith McCullers
Cartagena
Cartagena bark
Carter
Carter's black mycetoma
Carter's fever
Carter administration
Carternomics

Literary usage of Carry nation

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1. The Use and Need of the Life of Carry A. Nation by Carry Amelia Nation (1908)
"The dauntless, Heaven-appointed, carry nation. MRS. carry nation: A VINDICATION. Sir:—London is awakening to the fact that in its midst is a remarkable ..."

2. Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of English Usage by Inc. Merriam-Webster (1994)
"Some pages later he uses the word again: When carry nation led her embattled cohorts against the drug store 0. L. Day had already applied for a permit to ..."

3. Pennsylvania Justices' Law Reporter; Containing Cases Decided in the Courts (1904)
"carry nation v. The City of Scranton and Lona B. Day, Supt. of Police of the ... Summary Conviction of carry nation for selling hatchets without a license. ..."

4. The Speaker (1910)
"Mr. Editor, I wish to join my penmanship with such distinguished names as Katherine cle Medici, Col. George Harvey, Joan of Arc, Mrs. carry nation, Sappho, ..."

5. Selected articles on prohibition of the liquor traffic by Lamar Taney Beman (1915)
"... has made a serious mistake in doing it, and if Eve had been a carry nation no doubt she would have chopped down that apple tree with her little hatchet. ..."

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