[ yoh-muhn-lee ]
/ ˈyoʊ mən li /
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of the condition or rank of a yeoman.
pertaining to or befitting a yeoman; loyal, staunch, sturdy, etc.
like or as befits a yeoman.
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Example sentences from the Web for yeomanly
I warrant you he's as yeomanly a man as you shall see; mark you, masters, here's a plain honest man without welt or guard.History of English Humour, Vol. 1 (of 2)|Alfred Guy Kingan L'Estrange
British Dictionary definitions for yeomanly
/ (ˈjəʊmənlɪ) /
of, relating to, or like a yeoman
having the virtues attributed to yeomen, such as staunchness, loyalty, and courage
in a yeomanly manner, as in being brave, staunch, or loyal
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