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gentrice

[ jen-tris ]
/ ˈdʒɛn trɪs /
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noun Archaic.

gentility; high birth.

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Origin of gentrice

1175–1225; Middle English gentrise<Old French genterise, alteration of gentelise, equivalent to gentilgentle + -ise-ice
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  • Well, she took the goodman to the castle, though a dumb dog he is among gentrice, and the trip must have been little to his taste.

    Doom Castle|Neil Munro
  • There was, first, the belief in “gentrice,” in a natural difference of kind between men of coat armour and men without it.

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