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good or elegant form or style.
something regarded as fashionably correct:
The bon ton in this circle is to dress well and know influential people.
fashionable society.
Historical Examples

Between the Lines Henry Bascom Smith
The Art of Amusing Frank Bellew
In a Little Town Rupert Hughes
Paris from the Earliest Period to the Present Day; Volume 1 William Walton
The Army Mule and Other War Sketches Henry A. Castle
Godolphin, Complete Edward Bulwer-Lytton

noun (literary)
sophisticated manners or breeding
fashionable society


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