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He incurred great unpopularity by his abuse of lettres de cachet, and had to resign in 1775.
It does not, however, have the usual first flight cachet.
During the 1950s and 1960s it enjoyed enormous cachet among visitors from North West England, the Borders, Wales and Ireland.
When he trails about in an abba he gives cachet to my garden I can tell you!
Cocaine is still seen as the upmarket club and sex drug of choice and its use confers social cachet and respectability on its users.