One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
(A collective term for) the militias established in the Weimar Republic after the First World War (1914–18) in order to circumvent the restrictions placed on the size of the German army by the Treaty of Versailles.
1920s; earliest use found in The Daily Mail. After German Schwarze Reichswehr.
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