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gentrice

[jen-tris] /ˈdʒɛn trɪs/
noun, Archaic.
1.
gentility; high birth.
Origin of gentrice
1175-1225
1175-1225; Middle English gentrise < Old French genterise, alteration of gentelise, equivalent to gentil gentle + -ise -ice
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  • There was, first, the belief in “gentrice,” in a natural difference of kind between men of coat armour and men without it.

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