Gentry

Definition of Gentry

Gen´try
n.1.Birth; condition; rank by birth.
She conquers him by high almighty Jove,
By knighthood, gentry, and sweet friendship's oath.
- Shak.
2.People of education and good breeding; in England, in a restricted sense, those between the nobility and the yeomanry.
3.Courtesy; civility; complaisance.
To show us so much gentry and good will.
- Shak.

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