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Definition of Confederate
ConfederateConfederate Con*fed"er*ate, v. t. [imp. & p. p.
Confederated; p. pr. & vb. n. Confederating.]
To unite in a league or confederacy; to ally.
With these the Piercies them confederate. --Daniel.
Confederate Con*fed"er*ate, v. i.
To unite in a league; to join in a mutual contract or
covenant; to band together.
By words men . . . covenant and confederate. --South.
ConfederateConfederate Con*fed"er*ate, a. [L. confoederatus, p. p. of
confoederare to join by a league; con- + foederare to
establish by treaty or league, fr. foedus league, compact.
1. United in a league; allied by treaty; engaged in a
confederacy; banded together; allied.
All the swords In Italy, and her confederate arms,
Could not have made this peace. --Shak.
2. (Amer. Hist.) Of or pertaining to the government of the
eleven Southern States of the United States which
(1860-1865) attempted to establish an independent nation
styled the Confederate States of America; as, the
Confederate congress; Confederate money.
Confederate Con*fed"er*ate, n.
1. One who is united with others in a league; a person or a
nation engaged in a confederacy; an ally; also, an
accomplice in a bad sense.
He found some of his confederates in gaol.
2. (Amer. Hist.) A name designating an adherent to the cause
of the States which attempted to withdraw from the Union
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