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Jeunesse Dorée

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The “gilded youth” of a nation; that is, the rich and fashionable young unmarried men.

“There were three of the jeunesse dorée, and, as such, were pretty well known to the ladies who promenade the grand circle.”—T. Terrel: Lady Delmar, ix.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Jesters
Jesuit
Jesus Paper
Jet
Jet dEau (French)
Jetsam or Jetson
Jettator
Jettatura
Jeu dEsprit (French)
Jeu de Mot
Jeunesse Dorée
Jew
Jew’s-eye
Jew’s-harp
Jew’s Myrtle
Jews
Jews Sabbath
Jewels
Jewels
Jewels
Jezebel

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Jeunesse Dorée