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Gentleman

Gen´tle`man
n.1.
1.A man well born; one of good family; one above the condition of a yeoman.
2.One of gentle or refined manners; a well-bred man.
3.(Her.) One who bears arms, but has no title.
4.The servant of a man of rank.
The count's gentleman, one Cesario.
- Shak.
5.A man, irrespective of condition; - used esp. in the plural (= citizens; people), in addressing men in popular assemblies, etc.
Gentleman commoner
one of the highest class of commoners at the University of Oxford.
Gentleman usher
one who ushers visitors into the presence of a sovereign, etc.
Gentleman usher of the black rod
an usher belonging to the Order of the Garter, whose chief duty is to serve as official messenger of the House of Lords.
Gentlemen-at-arms
a band of forty gentlemen who attend the sovereign on state occasions; formerly called gentlemen pensioners.
Noun1.gentleman - a man of refinement
2.gentleman - a manservant who acts as a personal attendant to his employer; "Jeeves was Bertie Wooster's man"

GENTLEMAN. In the English law, according to Sir Edward Coke, is one who bears a coat of armor. 2 Inst. 667. In the United States, this word is unknown to the law, but in many places it is applied, by courtesy, to all men. See Poth. Proc. Crim. sect. 1, App. Sec. 3.

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Gentleman commoner
Gentleman Jim
Gentleman Johnny
Gentleman usher
Gentleman usher of the black rod
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Gentleman's Portable Coroutine System
gentleman's-cane
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Gentlemanship
Gentlemen of the round
gentlemen pensioners
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