gentlewoman
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /ˈdʒɛntəlˌwʊmən/
Noun

gentlewoman (plural gentlewomen)

  1. (historical) A woman of the nobility.
    • 1623, William Shakespeare, Macbeth:
      Gentlewoman: Since his majesty went into the field, I have seen her rise from her bed, throw her night-gown upon...



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