Secret-society

secret society

noun
an organization, as a fraternal society, the members of which take secret initiation oaths, share secret passwords and rites, and are bound to assist each other.

Origin:
1820–30

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secret society
 
n
a society or organization that conceals its rites, activities, etc, from those who are not members

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