Gentlewoman meaning

jĕntl-wo͝omən
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A woman of gentle or noble birth or superior social position.
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A well-mannered and considerate woman with high standards of proper behavior.
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A woman acting as a personal attendant to a lady of rank.
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(obs.) A woman born into a family of high social standing; lady.
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A courteous, gracious woman.
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(historical) A woman in attendance on a lady of rank.
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A female member of the U.S. House of Representatives: usually a form of address.
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(obsolete) A woman of the nobility.
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