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Bullionist

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Bullionist An advocate for a metallic currency, or a paper currency always convertible into gold.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n bullionist An advocate of or a believer in bullionism.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Bullionist one in favour of an exclusive metallic currency
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Ety. dub.; but apparently related to Low L. bullio, a boiling, melting.

Usage

In literature:

There were bullionists, accountants, retailers, etc.
"A Budget of Paradoxes, Volume II (of II)" by Augustus de Morgan
Surely not the commodity or bullionist theory.
"The Value of Money" by Benjamin M. Anderson, Jr.
In opposition to these damning facts, the whole tactics of the bullionists consist in recurring to antiquated and childish terrors.
"Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Vol. 64 No. 396 October 1848" by Various
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