Reference > Brewer’s Dictionary > De’bon.

 Debateable Land.Debonair’ [Le Débonnaire]. 
CONTENTS · BIBLIOGRAPHIC RECORD
E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
De’bon.
 
One of the heroes who accompanied Brute to Britain. According to British fable, Devonshire is the county or share of Debon. (See DEVONSHIRE.)   1
 


 Debateable Land.Debonair’ [Le Débonnaire]. 

 
Loading

Shakespeare · Bible · Strunk · Anatomy · Nonfiction · Quotations · Reference · Fiction · Poetry
© 1993–2015 Bartleby.com · [Top 150] · Subjects · Titles · Authors · World Lit.