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kleagle

[klee-guh l] /ˈkli gəl/
noun
1.
an official of the Ku Klux Klan.
Origin
1920-1925
1920-25, Americanism; Kl(an) + eagle
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Kleagle

n.

title of an officer in the KKK, 1924, from Klan + eagle.

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