Definition of Greenbacker

1. n. One of those who supported greenback or paper money, and opposed the resumption of specie payments.



Definition of Greenbacker

1. Noun. (historical US) A member of the (w Greenback Party), who supported greenback or paper money, and opposed the resumption of specie payments. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Greenbacker

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Greenbacker

green turtle
green turtle soup
green turtles
green vision
green vitriol
green water
green wave
green waves
green wax
green with envy
green woodpecker
green woodpeckers
greenalite
greenalites
greenback
greenbacker (current term)
greenbackers
greenbackism
greenbackisms
greenbacks
greenbelt
greenbelts
greenbodies
greenbody
greenbone
greenbones
greenbottle
greenbottle fly
greenbottles
greenbrier

Literary usage of Greenbacker

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1. Our Money Wars: The Example and Warning of American Finance by Samuel Leavitt (1894)
"AN ORIGINAL greenbacker.—Many beside Jefferson already began to see the true light. On November 12, 1814, Mr. Hall, of Georgia, introduced into the House of ..."

2. Republican Campaign Text Book for by Republican Congressional Committee (1882)
"LWR Blair, a greenbacker and United States Supervisor at Camden, South Carolina — A Cold-blooded Atrocity —A Brave Old man Seventy Yours Old Murdered by a ..."

3. The Life of Thaddeus Stevens: A Study in American Political History by James Albert Woodburn (1913)
"... CHAPTER XXI THE greenbacker ; FUNDING, DEBT PAYMENT AND CONTRACTION AT the close of the Civil War in 1865 the people •* ^- of the United States were in ..."

4. Blue Book of the State of Wisconsin by Wisconsin, Thomas Jefferson Cunningham, Industrial Commission of Wisconsin, Thomas Jefferson, Wisconsin State Printing Board, Wisconsin Dept. of State (1885)
"S70 for John Nader, prohibitionist, and 6901 for TG Branson, greenbacker. He was re-elected ia 18-fl, receiving 162116 votes against ..."

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