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13th century, in the meaning defined above
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'Luxury' Originally Meant 'Lust'
From 'lechery' to 'something that is expensive and not necessary'
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“Lechery.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lechery. Accessed 25 May. 2020.
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