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caucus

Postby Bailey » Wed Apr 05, 2006 3:26 pm


cau·cus [ káwkəss ]


noun (plural cau·cus·es)

Definitions:

1. political meeting: a closed meeting of people from one political party, especially a local meeting to select delegates or candidates


2. special-interest group: a group of people, often within a larger group such as a legislative assembly, who unite to promote a particular policy or particular interests
the Congressional Black Caucus




intransitive verb (past and past participle cau·cused, present participle cau·cus·ing, 3rd person present singular cau·cus·es)

Definitions:

form caucus: to hold or meet in a caucus


[Mid-18th century. Origin ?]

I especially like caucusing, as in "We heard the neighbors caucusing outside on our porch as they decided their next plan of attack."

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Postby Perry » Wed Apr 05, 2006 11:15 pm

Just watch out when the caucus turns raucous.
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Postby Flaminius » Thu Apr 06, 2006 1:42 am

Or when it produces a carcass.
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Postby Bailey » Thu Apr 06, 2006 4:33 pm

Carcass? I read somewhere that when it comes to hiding the bodies, you can find out who really are your friends.

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Postby Perry » Thu Apr 06, 2006 9:53 pm

Real friends don't let friends hide bodies by themselves.
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Postby Flaminius » Thu Apr 06, 2006 10:17 pm

Real buddies don't let bodies hide themselves?
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