gentlewoman

Part of speech: noun

A wornan of good birth and breeding; a lady.

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Usage examples "gentlewoman":

  1. Remember that I am but a poor gentlewoman with my fortune to make. - "Little Novels of Italy Madonna Of The Peach-Tree, Ippolita In The Hills, The Duchess Of Nona, Messer Cino And The Live Coal, The Judgment Of Borso", Maurice Henry Hewlett.
  2. She was such a gentlewoman- she created an atmosphere which belonged to his home and hearth. - "The Tin Soldier", Temple Bailey.
  3. And so, when Auntie Sue came home, it was Judy who met her at the station, with " Old Prince" and the buggy; and as they drove down the winding road to the little log house by the river, the mountain girl told the old gentlewoman all that had happened in her absence. - "The Re-Creation of Brian Kent", Harold Bell Wright.