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1(Originally) a wide, white linen bonnet traditionally worn by Breton women, having two long side-pieces and often elaborate folds.
2(Now usually) a peaked cap of a type worn by Breton fishermen.
Mid 19th century.
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.