One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
with object To display ostentatiously; to parade, flaunt; to advertise.
Early 19th century; earliest use found in Sydney Morgan (bap. 1783, d. 1859), novelist and socialite. From French afficher to display (something) ostentatiously, to appear in public with another person, specific sense developments of afficher. In some forms after French affiché, the (homophonous) past participle of afficher.
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