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GENTLEWOMAN. This word is unknown to the law in the United States, and is but little used. In England. it was, formerly, a good addition of the state or degree of a woman. 2 Inst. 667.
A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.