from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A French fop or dandy of the time of the Directory; hence, any fop.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In France, during the time of the Directory (about 1795–9), a man or woman who affected a grotesque and extreme foppishness in dress.


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