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Ku Klux Klan
used in The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

2 uses
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Definition
initially:  a secret society of white Southerners in the United States formed in the 19th century to resist the emancipation of slaves; used terrorist tactics to suppress African Americans

today:  a collection of marginalized "white supremacy" factions known for headline-grabbing demonstrations and acts of terrorism
  • "Have you never—" said Sherlock Holmes, bending forward and sinking his voice—"have you never heard of the Ku Klux Klan?"
    Adventure V — The Five Orange Pips (75% in)
  • "Here it is," said he presently: " 'Ku Klux Klan.
    Adventure V — The Five Orange Pips (75% in)

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