Lexicon:Domestique, monsieur

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Citation: Domestique, monsieur
Language: French
References: Master and Commander, page 217
Post Captain, page 91
Meaning: Your [domestic] servant, Sir


Aubrey's approximate French leads him to choose the wrong one of two words for servant: polite 18th C. usage was Votre serviteur.

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