noun, plural gowns·men.
Examples from the Web for gownsman
To the instruction of a woman she added the logic of a gownsman and the love of a saint.The Young People's Wesley|W. McDonald
The complete liberty enjoyed by him as a gownsman killed the habit of work so forcibly inculcated at his school.Rowlandson's Oxford|A. Hamilton Gibbs
The gownsman and financier would find himself better off in France than elsewhere.A Philosophical Dictionary, Volume 9 (of 10)|Franois-Marie Arouet (AKA Voltaire)
In his own undergraduate days the yokel and the mob were outside the pale of the gownsman's interests.Ruskin Relics|W. G. Collingwood
The gownsman, not knowing what had occurred, called next morning at the yard, and asked to see Mr. Fordham.