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Topic: SOCIOLOGY

Date: 1300-1400
Language: Old French
Origin: genterise, gentelise, from gentil; GENTLE

gentry

noun
     
gen‧try [plural] old-fashioned
SS people who belong to a high social class:
a member of the landed gentry (=gentry who own land)
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