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duniewassal

[ doo-nee-wos-uhl ]
/ ˌdu niˈwɒs əl /
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noun

a gentleman, especially a cadet of a ranking family, among the Highlanders of Scotland.

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Origin of duniewassal

1555–65; <Scots Gaelic duine uasal; duine man, uasal noble, well-born (Old Irish úasal literally, high)
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