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Cagoulard

[kag-oo-lahr, kag-oo-lahr; French ka-goo-lahr] /ˈkæg ʊˌlɑr, ˌkæg ʊˈlɑr; French ka guˈlɑr/
noun, plural Cagoulards
[kag-oo-lahrz, kag-oo-lahrz; French ka-goo-lahr] /ˈkæg ʊˌlɑrz, ˌkæg ʊˈlɑrz; French ka guˈlɑr/ (Show IPA)
1.
a member of a secret French organization, active 1932–40, that conspired to overthrow the Third Republic.
Origin
< French, equivalent to cagoule hood (see cowl) + -ard -ard
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