Whiteboys

Whiteboys, a secret Irish organisation that at the beginning of George III.'s reign asserted their grievances by perpetrating agrarian outrages; so called from the white smocks the members wore in their nightly raids.

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

White Sea * Whitefield, George
White, Sir George Stewart
White, Gilbert
White, Henry Kirke
White, Joseph Blanco
White Horse
White House
White Lady
White Mountains
White Nile
White Sea
Whiteboys
Whitefield, George
Whitehaven
Whitelocke, Bulstrode
Whitgift, John
Whithorn
Whitman, Walt
Whitney, Eli
Whitney, William Dwight
Whitsunday
Whittier, John Greenleaf

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Whiteboys in Brewer’s Dictionary of Phrase & Fable