deboshed (adj.) 1590s, anglicized spelling of French pronunciation of debauched "dissolute" (see DEBAUCH (Cf. debauch)). Obsolete in England after mid-17c., retained in Scotland, and given a revival of sorts by Scott (1826), so that it turns up in 19c. literary works.

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