Definitions

Sorry, no definitions found.

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

Sorry, no example sentences found.

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.

  • August 1797 The Scots Magazine. Volume 59 page 531 http://books.google.ca/books?id=vj4oAAAAYAAJ

    "Since this -shall I call it Stylomania, seized my family, the whole house has been metamorphosed in the strangest manner. My old friends have deserted me and why? Because I can't give them a plain dinner as I used to do, a joint and a pudding, and a bottle of the right old fort, a kind of diet which, as one of them used to say, was what a man could eat and understand - but forsooth. I must now have a dozen dishes with strange names, and three or four kinds of wine that don't deserve that name at all, a change of plates at every mouthful, till dinner has become both a fatigue and a riddle - and ail this, because I am over-persuaded to do things in style; "

    March 29, 2013