gentle folk

gentlefolk

[jen-tl-fohk]
noun (used with a plural verb)
persons of good family and breeding.
Also, gentlefolks.


Origin:
1585–95; gentle + folk

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gentlefolk or gentlefolks (ˈdʒɛntəlˌfəʊk)
 
pl n
persons regarded as being of good breeding
 
gentlefolks or gentlefolks
 
pl n

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