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Gentleman (g soft)


A translation of the French gentilhomme, one who belongs to the gens or stock. According to the Roman law, gens-men, or gentlemen, were those only who had a family name, were born of free parents, had no slave in their ancestral line, and had never been degraded to a lower rank.

A gentleman of the four outs. A vulgar upstart, with-out manners, with-out wit, with-out money, and with-out credit.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Genitive Case
Genius, Genii (Roman mythology)
Genius Loci (Latin)
Genovefa (g soft)
Genre Painter (genre 1 syl.)
Gens Braccata
Gens Togata
Gentle (g soft)
Gentle Shepherd (The)
Gentleman (g soft)
Gentlemen of Paper and Wax
Geoffrey Crayon
Geology (g soft)
Geomancy (g soft)
Geometry (g soft)
George II
George III
George IV
George, Mark, John (SS.)
George (St.) (g soft)