Gownman
Gownsman Gowns"man, Gownman Gown"man, n.; pl. {-men} (-men). One whose professional habit is a gown, as a divine or lawyer, and particularly a member of an English university; hence, a civilian, in distinction from a soldier. [1913 Webster]

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  • gownman — gownˈman or gownsˈman noun 1. Someone who wears a gown, eg a cleric or lawyer, or esp a member of an English university 2. A civilian (as distinct from a soldier) (historical) • • • Main Entry: ↑gown …   Useful english dictionary

  • Gownsman — Gowns man, Gownman Gown man, n.; pl. { men} ( men). One whose professional habit is a gown, as a divine or lawyer, and particularly a member of an English university; hence, a civilian, in distinction from a soldier. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • -men — Gownsman Gowns man, Gownman Gown man, n.; pl. { men} ( men). One whose professional habit is a gown, as a divine or lawyer, and particularly a member of an English university; hence, a civilian, in distinction from a soldier. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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