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gentleman-pensioner

[ jen-tl-muhn-pen-shuh-ner ]
/ ˈdʒɛn tl mənˈpɛn ʃə nər /
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noun, plural gen·tle·men-pen·sion·ers.
(formerly) a gentleman-at-arms.
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Origin of gentleman-pensioner

First recorded in 1620–30
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