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gentleman British & World English

A chivalrous, courteous, or honourable man

lady of leisure British & World English

A person who does not need to earn a living

country gentleman British & World English

A rich man of good social standing who owns and lives in a large rural property

gentleman farmer British & World English

A country gentleman who has a farm as part of his estate

gentleman-at-arms British & World English

One of the bodyguards of the British monarch on ceremonial occasions

Gentleman's Relish British & World English

A highly seasoned anchovy paste

gentleman's agreement British & World English

An arrangement or understanding which is based upon the trust of both or all parties, rather than being legally binding

Corbett, James John British & World English

(1866–1933), US boxer; known as Gentleman Jim. He was world heavyweight champion 1892–97

Burgoyne, John British & World English

(1722–92), English general and dramatist; known as Gentleman Johnny. He surrendered to the Americans at Saratoga (1777) in the War of American Independence

lady of leisure in leisure British & World English

A person who does not need to earn a living

Gentleman Johnny in Burgoyne, John British & World English

(1722–92), English general and dramatist; known as Gentleman Johnny. He surrendered to the Americans at Saratoga (1777) in the War of American Independence

Gentleman Jim in Corbett, James John British & World English

(1866–1933), US boxer; known as Gentleman Jim. He was world heavyweight champion 1892–97

Black Rod British & World English

(In the UK) the chief usher of the Lord Chamberlain’s department of the royal household, who is also usher to the House of Lords

Gentleman Usher of the Black Rod in Black Rod British & World English

(In the UK) the chief usher of the Lord Chamberlain’s department of the royal household, who is also usher to the House of Lords


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