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bille: Could anyone tell me what "debbery" means? It's on Jane's website, in the article about Monica Dickens: "debbery followed by marriage". I can't seem to find the word anywhere. Thank you. :) Oct 9, 2014 22:45:48 GMT
Jane Badger: Hi Bille - it's an invented word. It means being a deb, or debutante. If you were a deb, you did a set round of social engagements, mostly based in London. You (at least in the past) could only be a deb if you came from the right bit of society. Oct 10, 2014 8:33:56 GMT
bille: Ahhh, I see. I like Downton Abbey ;-), so I know about debutantes, I just didn't make the connection (honestly, the only word that came to my mind was "debauchery", which somehow didn't fit). Thanks! Oct 11, 2014 11:39:49 GMT
Jane Badger: It's not surprising you didn't find the word Bille as I invented it! Oct 13, 2014 8:32:47 GMT
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