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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Quatorziennes (fourteeners).
 
Persons of recognised position in society who hold themselves in readiness to accept an invitation to dinner when otherwise the number of guests would be thirteen. (See THIRTEEN.)   1
 


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