Barber-monger

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • ns Barber-monger (Shak.) a man decked out by his barber, a fop
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr.—L. barba, a beard.

Usage

In literature:

II.ii.36 (368,4) barber-monger] Of this word I do not clearly see the force.
"Notes to Shakespeare, Volume III: The Tragedies" by Samuel Johnson
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