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 Bourbon.Bourgeoisie (French). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Bourgeois (French),
 
our burgess. The class between the “gentleman” and the peasantry. It includes all merchants, shopkeepers, and what we call the “middle class.”   1
 


 Bourbon.Bourgeoisie (French). 

 
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