vogue


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Vogue \Vogue\, n. [F. vogue a rowing, vogue, fashion, It. voga,
   fr. vogare to row, to sail; probably fr. OHG. wag?n to move,
   akin to E. way. Cf. Way.]
   1. The way or fashion of people at any particular time;
      temporary mode, custom, or practice; popular reception for
      the time; -- used now generally in the phrase in vogue.
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            One vogue, one vein,
            One air of thoughts usurps my brain.  --Herbert.
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            Whatsoever its vogue may be, I still flatter myself
            that the parents of the growing generation will be
            satisfied with what ?? to be taught to their
            children in Westminster, in Eton, or in Winchester.
                                                  --Burke.
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            Use may revive the obsoletest words,
            And banish those that now are most in vogue.
                                                  --Roscommon.
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   2. Influence; power; sway. [Obs.] --Strype.
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