Anti-corn law league



noun
an organization founded in 1839 by Richard Cobden and John Bright to oppose the Corn Laws, which were repealed in 1846
Historical Examples

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

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