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gentlefolk

[jen-tl-fohk] /ˈdʒɛn tlˌfoʊk/
noun, (used with a plural verb)
1.
persons of good family and breeding.
Also, gentlefolks.
Origin
1585-1595
1585-95; gentle + folk
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British Dictionary definitions for gentlefolk

gentlefolk

/ˈdʒɛntəlˌfəʊk/
plural noun
1.
persons regarded as being of good breeding
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