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Definition of Gentlewomen

Gentlewomen
Gentlewoman Gen"tle*wom`an, n.; pl. Gentlewomen. 1. A woman of good family or of good breeding; a woman above the vulgar. --Bacon. 2. A woman who attends a lady of high rank. --Shak.

Meaning of Gentlewomen from wikipedia

- A gentlewoman (from the Latin gentilis, belonging to a gens, and English 'woman') in the original and strict sense is a woman of good family, analogous...
- Ladies and Gentlewomen is a Tamil language, Indian do****entary by Malini Jeevarathnam and produced by Pa. Ranjith. It is about love, life, and suicide...
- polemical treatise entitled An Essay to Revive the Ancient Education of Gentlewomen, in Religion, Manners, Arts & Tongues, with an Answer to the Objections...
- 30 January 1892 The Gentlewoman: The Illustrated W****ly Journal for Gentlewomen (London) Chapter 10 of The Fate of Fenella (Hutchinson, 1892) "Old Hoggen:...
- thought Catherine's ship would arrive at Gravesend. A number of English gentlewomen were appointed to be ready to welcome her on arrival in October 1501...
- captives at this occasion was possibly as high as 240, some of whom were "gentlewomen". The perhaps most historically famous of the British slave raids were...
- five ladies on horseback. Behind this group followed ten ladies and gentlewomen riding on horseback including Cecily, Lady Mansel, Elizabeth Kempe, Susan...
- (1981); Susan Jackel, A Flannel Shirt and Liberty: British Emigrant Gentlewomen in the Canadian West, 1880–1914 (1982) p. xx; Basil Stewart, "No English...
- Bene****, all the while knowing he is hiding within earshot. Hero and her gentlewomen Ursula and Margaret play the same trick upon Beatrice. Each of them believes...
- after the first baking. — John Murrell, A Daily Exercise for Ladies and Gentlewomen (1617) There are two main methods for making a macaronusing either...