KING-POST

\kˈɪŋpˈə͡ʊst], \kˈɪŋpˈə‍ʊst], \k_ˈɪ_ŋ_p_ˈəʊ_s_t]\
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1895 - Glossary of terms and phrases
By Henry Percy Smith
 
1871 - The Cabinet Dictionary of the English Language

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Abominations, Tariff of

  • A name given to tariff 1828 because the extremely high protective duties which it placed on all manner of both manufactured articles and raw materials.
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