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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Filibuster  \Fil"i*bus*ter\,  v.  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Fillibustered}; 
  p.  pr  &  vb  n.  {Filibustering}.] 
  1.  To  act  as  a  filibuster,  or  military  freebooter. 
  --Bartlett. 
 
  2.  To  delay  legislation,  by  dilatory  motions  or  other 
  artifices.  [political  cant  or  slang,  U.S.]  --Bartlett. 




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