One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1A boy or young man viewed as capable or potentially successful, a promising youth; compare sense A. 5.
2British a working-class young man; a young man with characteristics stereotypically associated with the working class.
Late 17th century; earliest use found in John Bunyan (d. 1688), author.
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