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 Debonair’ [Le Débonnaire].Debt of Nature. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Débris.
 
The débris of an army. The remnants of a routed army. Débris means the fragments of a worn-down rock. It is a geological term (débriser, to break down).   1
 


 Debonair’ [Le Débonnaire].Debt of Nature. 

 
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