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An earlier word for transvestism and crossdressing.
Etymology: Coined by Havelock Ellis from the name of a French diplomat and secret agent of Louis XV, the Chevalier d'Eon (Charles Eon de Beaumont, 1728-1810), who for many years posed as a woman .
See Also: transvestism, transvestitism

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