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  • n  a woman of refinement

  • Her role since then has been that of a country gentlewoman in Connecticut.
  • The mark of a "gentlewoman" was consideration of others.
  • The dignity of mind and manner are those of a gentlewoman; the cool, easy prose and the bookmanship are those of a gentlewoman of letters.
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  • Letter Box
    Authorizing the Vernon Selectboard to buy development rights to a politically prominent gentlewoman farmer’s land from an unknown new owner at an unknown price, Vernon voters at the Aug. 5 Special Town Meeting (while voters are focusing on summer fun) will guess an offering price that is either too low or too high.
    June 11, 2013 - Brattleboro Reformer

  • Deborah Kerr in
    Even then, as Deborah recalled: "It certainly shook a few people up. They saw me as the epitome of an English gentlewoman. Which goes to show things are never quite what they seem. I knew I could be sexy if I had to."
  • Sian Lloyd in ic Wales
    Siân joked: "We're the distressed gentlewoman of London!" "Ingrid has been brilliant for me, but we support each other with a lot of humour - we've not been crying into our cappuccinos. We're both very positive, buoyant people and we've come...
  • Barney Frank in MarketWatch
    I don't want my sleep disturbed by the gentlewoman from Wisconsin buzzing my house on her bike at three in the morning,Frank said.

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