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See also: barnburner and barn burner

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Barnburner (plural Barnburners)

  1. (historical, US politics, slang) A member of the radical section of the Democratic party in New York, around the middle of the 19th century, which was hostile to extension of slavery, public debts, corporate privileges, etc., and supported Van Buren against Cass for president in 1848.

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