Ku`klux" (?), n.

The name adopted in the southern part of the United States by a secret political organization, active for several years after the close of the Civil War, and having for its aim the repression of the political power of the freedmen; -- called also Kuklux Klan.

<-- also spelled Ku Klux Klan, also called the Klan. -->


© Webster 1913.

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