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GENTLEMAN. In the English law, according to Sir Edward Coke, is one who bears a coat of armor. 2 Inst. 667. In the United States, this word is unknown to the law, but in many places it is applied, by courtesy, to all men. See Poth. Proc. Crim. sect. 1, App. Sec. 3.

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The Garhwal Rifles Medal for Best Gentleman Cadet Sportsman is awarded to Junior Under Officer Ravi Choudhary of Rezangla Coy, while the Army Ordnance Corps Medal for Best Gentleman Cadet in Officer Quotient was given to Battalion Cadet Adjutant Dorjee Sherpa of Kalidhar Coy.
It read: "Big thanks to Vinny who helped Pc Jeffery earlier in Heywood to get an elderly gentleman back onto his chair after a fall.
This is a fantastic opportunity for Canberrans to become part of the committee that provides advice and recommendations to the ACT Government on the naming of new suburbs, roads and other public places such as parks, Minister Gentleman said.
Actors Sidharth Malhotra and Jacqueline Fernandez, who are paired together in a film for the first time, on Monday revealed that their upcoming movie, Reload , has been renamed A Gentleman - Sunder, Susheel, Risky.
In truth, it is beneficial for the ladies and even for other men that the gentleman should still exist, whether in crowded train stations or long queues at Starbucks.
So they think a man, or should we say a gentleman, is a bit of a soppy old romantic - opening doors, giving up their seat and always paying.
To be a fully fledged modern gentleman, according to Country Life magazine, one must have acquired at least 39 key skills.
She contends that the notion of the gentleman is replaced, particularly in the run up to and in the aftermath of the Second World War, by the idea of the 'decent man', an 'Orwellian invention' that was (p.
The video for Gentleman, whose refrain is "I'm a mother father gentleman", featured a fast, hip-swinging dance by Psy in his trademark sunglasses and a variety of jackets, from baby blue to hot pink and sparkly white.
HE may be from Great Britain," Vitali Klitschko said of Dereck Chisora, "but he is not a gentleman.
Career: Pemberton's first professional acting job was in Ken Russell's Alice in RussiaLand in 1995, but it was The League of Gentleman that was his first major success, initially on radio, then on TV and film.
We have no doubt his liberality is well represented by his surviving partner,' said the gentleman, presenting his credentials.