Definition of Gentries

1. Noun. (plural of gentry) ¹



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Definition of Gentries

1. gentry [n] - See also: gentry

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gentries

gentleship
gentlesse
gentlest
gentlewoman
gentlewomanliness
gentlewomanly
gentlewomen
gentling
gently
gentoo
gentoo penguin
gentoo penguins
gentoos
gentrice
gentrices
gentries (current term)
gentrification
gentrifications
gentrified
gentrifier
gentrifiers
gentrifies
gentrify
gentrifying
gentry
gents
genty
genu
genu capsulae internae
genu corporis callosi

Literary usage of Gentries

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1. A Brief Historical Relation of State Affairs, from September 1678 to April 1714 by Narcissus Luttrell (1857)
"... of Monmouth is at the Cockpitt; she hath three or four gentries sett over her as a guard, so that neither she nor her children can stir out. ..."

2. American Edition of the British Encyclopedia: Or, Dictionary of Arts and ...by William Nicholson by William Nicholson (1819)
"No one to he allowed to go from his post without leave from his commanding officer ; and to prevent desertion or marauding, the gentries and videttes must ..."

3. The Manuscripts of the Marquis of Ormonde, Preserved at the Castle, Kilkenny by John Thomas Gilbert (1895)
"Regiment's gentries : — The first, at the shoulder next the ... gentries, in nil Sir John Gifford's regiment, 379 : Regiment's quarters : — St. Thomas ..."

4. A Complete Collection of State Trials and Proceedings for High Treason and ...by Thomas Bayly Howell, William Cobbett, David Jardine by Thomas Bayly Howell, William Cobbett, David Jardine (1816)
"That the deponent attended the port that night, together with six gentries of the town-guard soldiers; and, betwixt four and five in the morning, ..."

5. The Order Book of Capt. Leonard Bleeker, Major of Brigade in the Early Part by Leonard Bleeker, Franklin Benjamin Hough (1865)
"knows what particular Man was at any Poft, during any Hour of the Night or Day. The Relief of gentries is always to be marched in the ..."

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