1. Tory, American

usage: an American who favored the British side during the American Revolution

2. Tory, Englishman

usage: a member of political party in Great Britain that has been known as the Conservative Party since 1832; was the opposition party to the Whigs

3. Tory, rightist, right-winger

usage: a supporter of traditional political and social institutions against the forces of reform; a political conservative

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