younker

younker

[yuhng-ker]
noun
1.
a youngster.
2.
Obsolete. a young noble or gentleman.

Origin:
1495–1505; < Middle Dutch jonchere, equivalent to jonc young + here lord; cognate with German Junker

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younker (ˈjʌŋkə)
 
n
1.  archaic, literary or a young man; lad
2.  obsolete a young gentleman or knight
 
[C16: from Dutch jonker, from Middle Dutch joncyoung]

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