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dandy

Nautical a yawl or ketch
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You make me clean my teeth, which loosens them; presently you will want me to brush my nails and curl my hair, which won't do at all in our business; we don't like dandies.
Lastly may be mentioned the picturesque but very objectionable custom of the young dandies who insisted on carrying their chairs onto the sides of the stage itself, where they not only made themselves conspicuous objects of attention but seriously crowded the actors and rudely abused them if the play was not to their liking.
com)-- Chicago Vegan Foods is proud to announce that Dandies Vegan Marshmallows are the first marshmallows to be Non-GMO Project Verified.
To give you a taste of the last Dandies, take The Adventures of Alex and his Bogies.
After tracing the etymology of the word "dandy" itself, Hawkins begins his study by locating this problematic and politicized figure in a historical lineage beginning with eighteenth- and nineteenth-century dandies such as Lord Byron, Charles Baudelaire, George Bryan "Beau" Brummel, and Barbey D'Aurevilly, progressing through Oscar Wilde, Noel Coward, and Cecil Beaton, and finally addressing contemporary pop figures including, but not limited to, David Bowie, Adam Ant, Robbie Williams, Pete Doherty, Bryan Ferry, Morrissey, and The Kinks.
Rhonda Garelick, on the figure of the dandy: "Critics writing about dandies or their texts fall easily into dandyist style, and succumb to its charms.