kuklux

Kuklux

Ku`klux"\, n. The name adopted in the southern part of the United States by a secret political organization, active for several years after the close of the Civil War, and having for its aim the repression of the political power of the freedmen; -- called also Kuklux Klan.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, © 1996, 1998 MICRA, Inc.
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