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gentleman-pensioner

[jen-tl-muh n-pen-shuh-ner] /ˈdʒɛn tl mənˈpɛn ʃə nər/
noun, plural gentlemen-pensioners.
1.
(formerly) a gentleman-at-arms.
Origin of gentleman-pensioner
1620-1630
1620-30
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  • "Upon a simple solution of the matter," replied the gentleman-pensioner.

    The Fifth of November Charles S. Bentley

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