yeoman

[ UK /jˈə‍ʊmən/ ]
[ US /ˈjoʊmən/ ]
NOUN
  1. in former times was free and cultivated his own land
  2. officer in the (ceremonial) bodyguard of the British monarch
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How To Use yeoman In A Sentence

  • Huge crowds are expected to file past the coffin, which will be guarded by a contingent of Gentlemen at Arms and Yeoman of the Guard.
  • They were wed by special dispensation at St Mary's Church in Shrewton on Monday afternoon in a ceremony performed by Royal Yeomanry padre Simon Bloxam-Rose.
  • MTB" and Mr. Borel handled the track with yeoman qualities, it made me cry. Boston.com Most Popular
  • Thoughtful jazz lovers of all degrees of musical literacy ought to be delighted and enlightened by Gioia's yeomanly effort.
  • Better be the head of the yeomanry than the tail of the gentry. 
  • At this stage a party of yeomanry opened fire and when the firing ceased 14 people, including a married woman and two boys (one the son of a yeoman) were shot dead.
  • The monarchy was now dominant, the nobles largely feudalized, the clergy (with royal grants) powerful, the bourgeoisie vigorous (fisheries and cattle raising), the yeoman class strong and independent. e. Scandinavia
  • He had been Lord Marchmain's servant in the yeomanry.
  • Hardly the Virginia cavalier of legend, Ashby was successful because he understood and appealed to the yeoman characteristics of the people of the Valley and the men whom he led.
  • Don Yeomans, NASA senior research scientist Q: Is there a planet or brown dwarf called Nibiru or Planet X or Eris that is approaching the Earth and threatening our planet with widespread destruction?
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