Bachelordom


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Bachelordom

Badness (See EVIL.)
bachelor’s button
celibacy symbol. [Flower Symbolism: Jobes, 171]
Dillon, Matt
bachelor U.S. marshal fights for law and order in Old West. [TV: “Gunsmoke” in Terrace, I, 331–332]
laurel
symbol of unmarried scholar; whence, baccalaureate. [Flower Symbolism: Emboden, 25]
Mason, Perry
bachelor lawyer. [TV: Terrace, II, 199]
Morgan, Rex
bachelor doctor stars in comic strip. [Comics: “Rex Morgan, M . D.” in Horn, 580–581]
Odd Couple, The
pair of bachelors living the good life in New York. [Am. Lit. and TV: Terrace, II, 160–161]
Pumblechook
eminently “available” uncle of Joe Gargery. [Br. Lit.: Great Expectations]
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Is divorce, so the debate goes, more like widowhood or more akin to bachelordom?
Now, bachelordom - as unfettered agency - may be an enviable condition, but it is, to my mind, an equivocal accolade.
The latest entry in the thirtysomething life crisis stakes, we're firmly in the worlds of smug domesticity and reluctant bachelordom as his married friends Steve Nicolson and Beatrice try and set up spine and nookie-challenged women's magazine writer O'Hanlon with a bit of skirt.