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gentleman-pensioner

[jen-tl-muh n-pen-shuh-ner]
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noun, plural gen·tle·men-pen·sion·ers.
  1. (formerly) a gentleman-at-arms.
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Origin of gentleman-pensioner

First recorded in 1620–30
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  • "Upon a simple solution of the matter," replied the Gentleman-Pensioner.

    The Fifth of November

    Charles S. Bentley