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The political and economic policies of Sir Robert Peel, especially with reference to his repeal in 1846 of the Corn Laws which had restricted imports into Britain.
Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Hood's Magazine and Comic Miscellany. From the name of Sir Robert Peel + -ism.
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