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 Unmarried Men of Note.Unready (The). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Unmentionables.
 
Breeches.   1
        “Corinthians and exquisites from Bond Street, sporting an eye-glass, … waiting-men in laced coats and plush unmentionables of yellow, green, blue, red, and all the primary colours.”—Rev. N. S. Wheaton: Journal (1830).
 


 Unmarried Men of Note.Unready (The). 

 
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