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CHAUFFEUR

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Originally appearing in Volume V06, Page 17 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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CHAUFFEUR (from Fr. chauffer, to heat, a term primarily used in French of a man in charge of a forge or furnace, and so of a stoker on a locomotive or in a steamship, but in its anglicized sense more particularly confined to a professional driver of a motor vehicle. (See also BRIGANDAGE.)
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