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noun Archaic.
  1. gentility; high birth.
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Origin of gentrice

1175–1225; Middle English gentrise < Old French genterise, alteration of gentelise, equivalent to gentil gentle + -ise -ice
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  • There was, first, the belief in “gentrice,” in a natural difference of kind between men of coat armour and men without it.

    Adventures among Books

    Andrew Lang