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 (kŏm′stŏk′, kŭm′-), Anthony 1844-1915.
American reformer. As organizer and secretary of the New York Society for the Suppression of Vice, he became notorious for his moral crusades against literature and artwork that he considered obscene.


(ˈkʌm stɒk, ˈkɒm-)

Anthony, 1844–1915, U.S. reformer.
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