SANS-CULOTTE MEANING IN ENGLISH

• Sans-culotte Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) Hence, an extreme or radical republican; a violent revolutionist; a Jacobin.
  2. (n.) A fellow without breeches; a ragged fellow; -- a name of reproach given in the first French revolution to the extreme republican party, who rejected breeches as an emblem peculiar to the upper classes or aristocracy, and adopted pantaloons.


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