Now, by “old school,” Mrs. Cain means a midcentury sort of gent who sees himself as “a protector of women.”
The British-sounding gent from Agence France-Press asked about progress on Israeli-Palestinian peace issue.
Prior to her arrest, Johnson was living under partial immunity in gent, Belgium, while a case was being built against her.
Last winter a fast English gent left a masked ball at the Redoute, intoxicated.
Maybe here's a gent that'd like t' try his hand at lickin' me!
This gent, he says, has faked up a false charge against him and gives him a heap o trouble.
I heard of a gent once, and they charged him five dollars—five dol-lars!
And Pinphoodle didn't look like a gent that kept the receivin' teller workin' overtime.
The gent was one of these studio Indians, with his hair tucked inside his collar.
gent had been demanded for the altar of sacred Alliance, but (to Morris' regret) refused by the American government.
short for gentleman, by 17c. (in early uses it is difficult to distinguish the shortening from the common abbreviation gent.). "Early in the nineteenth century the word was colloquial and slightly jocular; about 1840 its use came to be regarded as a mark of low breeding" [OED].
A man; fellow; guy: A hefty, tough-talking gent of not quite 50 (1564+)