(sometimes lowercase) a member of the radical faction of the New York City Democrats, organized in 1835 to oppose the conservative members of the party.
(lowercase) a friction match or cigar developed in the 19th century, ignited by rubbing against any hard, dry surface.
special use of locofoco
(cigar), self-lighting, rhyming compound apparently based on loco(motive)
, taken to mean self-moving; -foco,
alteration of Italian fuoco
fire < Latin focus