Definition of Gownsmen

1. Noun. (plural of gownsman) ¹



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Definition of Gownsmen

1. gownsman [n] - See also: gownsman

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gownsmen

gowls
gown
gownboy
gownboys
gownd
gowned
gowning
gownless
gownlike
gownmaker
gownmakers
gownman
gownmen
gowns
gownsman
gownsmen (current term)
gowpen
gowpens
gox
goxes
goy
goyal
goyazite
goyim
goyisch
goyish
goys
gozzan
gozzans
gozzard

Literary usage of Gownsmen

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1. The English Universities: From the German of V. A. Huber by Victor Aimé Huber (1843)
"Political Fever in the gownsmen, especially of Oxford. ... So zealous a part did the gownsmen take in public affairs, that once more, though on a smaller ..."

2. Alton Locke, Tailor and Poet: An Autobiography by Charles Kingsley (1857)
"But it did seem strange to me, as it has to others, to find in the mouths of almost all the gownsmen, those very same charges against the universities which ..."

3. History of the University of the South, at Sewanee, Tennessee: From Its by George Rainsford Fairbanks (1905)
"... August—Theological department inaugurated by providing for a professor of systematic divinity—Regulations as to gownsmen adopted—Cornerstone of Hodgson ..."

4. A Collection of College Words and Customs by Benjamin Homer Hall (1859)
"Nor must it be supposed that the gownsmen are thin, study-worn, consumptive-looking individuals. ..."

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