Definition of Softs
1. soft [n] - See also: soft
Lexicographical Neighbors of Softs
Literary usage of Softs
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A History of Missouri by Eugene Morrow Violette (1918)
"But the " softs " were able to muster enough strength to prevent the ... The " softs " were not only able to do that, but they succeeded in 1841 in getting ..."
2. The Constitutional and Political History of the United States by Hermann Von Holst, John Joseph Lalor, Ira Hutchinson Brainerd (1885)
"Douglas wished to avert the injury which threatened the party because of the attitude assumed by the president towards the softs of New York. ..."
3. A Political History of the State of New York by De Alva Stanwood Alexander (1906)
"CHAPTER XIV THE HARDS AND THE softs 1853 IN NEW YORK a Democratic victory had come to mean a succession of Democratic defeats. It was so after the victory ..."
4. Autobiography of William H. Seward from 1801 to 1834: With a Memoir of His by William Henry Seward, Frederick William Seward (1891)
""Hards" and "softs." Rise of the "Know-Nothing" Party. "Have You Seen Sam?" AFTER the winter's confinement at Washington, Seward found the- summer life at ..."
5. The Democratic Party of the State of New York: A History of the Origin by James K. McGuire, Martin Wilie Littleton (1905)
"National Conventions and Elections of 1856—Friction Between the Hards and softs—Assault on Charles Sumner—Resignation of Preston—State Conventions of ..."
6. Centennial History of Missouri: (the Center State) One Hundred Years in the by Walter Barlow Stevens (1921)
"... State of Missouri—Popular Wishes Denied—Days of "Dog" Notes—Panic of 1837— Missouri's First Bonds—"Old Bullion," the "Hards" and the "softs"—Professor ..."