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Meaning of Beau Brummell

Beau' Brum'mell

Pronunciation: (brum'ul), [key]
  1. (George Bryan Brummell), 1778–1840, an Englishman who set the fashion in men's clothes.
  2. an extremely or excessively well-dressed man; fop; dandy.
  3. a dressing table for men, having a variety of elaborate arrangements of mirrors, candle brackets, etc. (invented in England in the late 18th century).
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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