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younker

[yuhng-ker] /ˈyʌŋ kər/
noun
1.
a youngster.
2.
Obsolete. a young noble or gentleman.
Origin
1495-1505
1495-1505; < Middle Dutch jonchere, equivalent to jonc young + here lord; cognate with German Junker
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younker

/ˈjʌŋkə/
noun
1.
(archaic or literary) a young man; lad
2.
(obsolete) a young gentleman or knight
Word Origin
C16: from Dutch jonker, from Middle Dutch joncyoung
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Word Origin and History for younker

c.1500, "young nobleman," from Middle Dutch jonckher (Dutch jonker), from jonc "young" + here "lord, master." Cf. junker.

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