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dandy

Nautical a yawl or ketch
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In this, too, there is perhaps more dandyism at Chesney Wold than the brilliant and distinguished circle will find good for itself in the long run.
Fashion, by which what is really fantastic becomes for a moment universal, and dandyism, which, in its own way, is an attempt to assert the absolute modernity of beauty, had, of course, their fascination for him.
Having been a fashionable dandy forty years ago, he had managed to preserve the dandyism while ignoring the fashions.