Levellers



[lev-uh-ler] /ˈlɛv ə lər/

noun
1.
(usually initial capital letter) (during the British Civil War) a member of the Parliamentary army advocating constitutional reforms, equal rights, and religious tolerance.
2.
Chiefly British. .
[lev-uh-ler] /ˈlɛv ə lər/
noun
1.
a person or thing that .
/ˈlɛvələz/
noun
1.
(English history) the Levellers, a radical group on the Parliamentarian side during the Civil War that advocated republicanism, freedom of worship, etc
/ˈlɛvələ/
noun
1.
a person or thing that levels
2.
a person who works for the abolition of inequalities
n.

1590s, someone or something that makes level; agent noun of level (v.). From 1640s as the name of a political party of the time of Charles I that advocated abolishing all differences of position and rank.

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