gentlefolks
noun plural see gentlefolk

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Gentlefolks — Gentlefolk Gen tle*folk , Gentlefolks Gen tle*folks , n. pl. Persons of gentle or good family and breeding. [Generally in the United States in the plural form.] Shak. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • gentlefolks — noun gentlefolk …   Wiktionary

  • gentlefolks — n. one of good family or good breeding …   English contemporary dictionary

  • gentlefolks — n. pl. See gentlefolk …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • gentlefolks — noun plural see gentlefolk …   Useful english dictionary

  • Cut and longtail — Longtail Long tail , n. An animal, particularly a log, having an uncut tail. Cf. {Curtail}. {Dog}. [1913 Webster] Note: A longtail was a gentleman s dog, or the dog of one qualified to bunt, other dogs being required to have their tails cut.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Families — Family Fam i*ly, n.; pl. {Families}. [L. familia, fr. famulus servant; akin to Oscan famel servant, cf. faamat he dwells, Skr. dh[=a]man house, fr. dh[=a]to set, make, do: cf. F. famille. Cf. {Do}, v. t., {Doom}, {Fact}, {Feat}.] 1. The… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Family — Fam i*ly, n.; pl. {Families}. [L. familia, fr. famulus servant; akin to Oscan famel servant, cf. faamat he dwells, Skr. dh[=a]man house, fr. dh[=a]to set, make, do: cf. F. famille. Cf. {Do}, v. t., {Doom}, {Fact}, {Feat}.] 1. The collective body… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Family circle — Family Fam i*ly, n.; pl. {Families}. [L. familia, fr. famulus servant; akin to Oscan famel servant, cf. faamat he dwells, Skr. dh[=a]man house, fr. dh[=a]to set, make, do: cf. F. famille. Cf. {Do}, v. t., {Doom}, {Fact}, {Feat}.] 1. The… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Family man — Family Fam i*ly, n.; pl. {Families}. [L. familia, fr. famulus servant; akin to Oscan famel servant, cf. faamat he dwells, Skr. dh[=a]man house, fr. dh[=a]to set, make, do: cf. F. famille. Cf. {Do}, v. t., {Doom}, {Fact}, {Feat}.] 1. The… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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