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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Brummell, George Bryan Known as "Beau Brummell.” 1778-1840. British dandy who popularized new men's fashions, including simply cut clothing, trousers rather than breeches, and elaborate neckwear. An inveterate gambler, he died in poverty in an insane asylum in France.

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  • n. English dandy who was a fashion leader during the Regency (1778-1840)

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