roorback definition by Webster's New World
☆ or roorbach
Origin: after the imaginary author of a nonexistent book, Roorback's Tour, and the like containing spurious charges against candidate James Knox Polk
roorback definition by American Heritage Dictionary
Origin: After Baron von Roorback, imaginary author of Roorback's Tour Through the Western and Southern States, from which a passage was purportedly quoted in an attempt to disparage presidential candidate James K. Polk in 1844.