Gentrie
Genterie Gen"ter*ie, Gentrie Gen"trie, n. [OE. See {Gentry}.] Nobility of birth or of character; gentility. [Obs.] --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]

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  • Genterie — Gen ter*ie, Gentrie Gen trie, n. [OE. See {Gentry}.] Nobility of birth or of character; gentility. [Obs.] Chaucer. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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