mugwump

mug"wump`

(?), n. [Cf. Algonquin mugquomp a chief.] 1. A bolter from the Republican party in the national election of 1884; an Independent. [Political Cant, U.S.]
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2. A person who is undecided about an issue, especially a political one; a person who takes a neutral stance on an issue; a fence-sitter.
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Mug"wump`er*y

(?),

Mug"wump*ism

(?), } n. The acts and views of the mugwumps. [Political Cant, U.S.]
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Mu*ham"mad*an

(?),

Mu*ham"med*an

(?), } a. & n. Mohammedan.
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