an organization founded in 1839 by Richard Cobden and John Bright to oppose the Corn Laws, which were repealed in 1846
The anti-corn law league was a trades-union of merchants contending against the owners of the soil.
Speeches, Addresses, and Occasional Sermons, Volume 1 (of 3) Theodore Parker
The anti-corn law league, not accepting the concessions made in 1842 as final, continued to agitate and insist upon total repeal.
The History of the Great Irish Famine of 1847 (3rd ed.) (1902) John O’Rourke
of, for, or belonging to a or corporations: a corporate executive; She considers the new federal subsidy just corporate welfare. forming a corporation. pertaining to a united group, as of persons: the corporate good. united or combined into one. . a bond issued by a corporation. Contemporary Examples And despite his anti-hero, anti-corporate persona, the […]
the act of or state of being . moral perversion; depravity. perversion of integrity. or dishonest proceedings. . debasement or alteration, as of language or a text. a debased form of a word. putrefactive decay; rottenness. any influence or agency. Contemporary Examples “He wrote a lot about anti-corruption and anti-big business,” Seattle fan Danny Hernandez […]
the state or quality of being cruel. cruel disposition or conduct. a cruel act. Law. conduct by a spouse that causes grievous bodily harm or mental suffering. Contemporary Examples Behind any veneer or acts of cruelty, we care for our partners and playmates very deeply and wish them no harm. The Legal Dangers of Rough […]
of or relating to or cultivation. adjective of or relating to artistic or social pursuits or events considered to be valuable or enlightened of or relating to a culture or civilization (of certain varieties of plant) obtained by specialized breeding adj. 1868, in reference to the raising of plants or animals, from Latin cultura “tillage” […]