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Date: 1200-1300
Origin: Probably from young man

yeoman

noun
     
Related topics: Occupations, Navy
yeo‧man plural yeomen [countable]
1PMN an officer in the US navy who often works in an office
2BOTA a farmer in Britain in the past who owned and worked on his own land

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