Yeoman

A yeoman was a social class in late medieval to early modern England. In early recorded uses, a yeoman was an attendant in a noble household; hence titles such as Yeoman of the Chamber, Yeoman of the Crown, Yeoman Usher, King`s Yeoman, Yeomen Warders, Yeomen of the Guard. The later sense of yeoman as `a commoner who cultivates his own land` is ......
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Yeoman

• (n.) An interior officer under the boatswain, gunner, or carpenters, charged with the stowage, account, and distribution of the stores. • (n.) A common man, or one of the commonly of the first or most respectable class; a freeholder; a man free born. • (n.) A yeoman of the guard; also, a member of the yeomanry cavalry. • (n.) ...
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yeoman

beefeater noun officer in the (ceremonial) bodyguard of the British monarch
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yeoman

noun in former times was free and cultivated his own land
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Yeoman

[computing] Yeoman was released at Google I/O 2012. ==Overview== Yeoman combines several popular open source tools in an attempt to streamline many aspects of the web development process. Using a `generator` concept inspired by Ruby on Rails, Yeoman first creates a basic project structure with vendor libraries included. The most basic Yeoma...
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Yeoman

[United States Navy] Yeoman perform administrative and clerical work. They deal with protocol, naval instructions, enlisted evaluations (Evals), commissioned officer fitness reports (FitReps), naval messages, visitors, telephone calls and mail (both conventional and electronic). They organize files and operate office equipment and order and...
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Yeoman

Yeo'man noun ; plural Yeomen . [ Middle English yoman , ʒeman , ʒoman ; of uncertain origin; perhaps the first, syllable is akin to OFries. district, region, German gau , Old High German gewi , gouwi , Goth. ...
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yeoman

a free man who cultivates his own land
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yeoman

a free man who cultivates his own land
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yeoman

a free man who cultivates his own land
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yeoman

a free man who cultivates his own land
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Yeoman

A servant or attendant in a royal or noble household
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Yeoman

Ancient Measurement Terms: See Man-at-Arms.
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Yeoman

Early references usually refer to Knights retainers but later the term came to mean a freeholder or tenant engaged in agriculture. The major difference from the minor gentry was that a yeoman would put his own hand to work rather than employ servants. Economically yeomen could and many did acquire substantial wealth and in the 16th and 17th century...
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Yeoman

free born servant
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Yeoman

In early Middle English, the term referred to freemen or freeholders, lower-class peasants who had o
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yeoman

In England, a small landowner who farmed his own fields - a system that formed a bridge between the break-up of feudalism and the agrarian revolution of the 18th-19th centuries. ...
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yeoman

In England, a small landowner who farmed his own fields – a system that formed a bridge between the break-up of feudalism and the agrarian revolution of the 18th–19th centuries
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yeoman

in English history, a class intermediate between the gentry and the labourers; a yeoman was usually a landholder but could also be a retainer, ... [3 related articles]
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Yeoman

In the United States this word does not appear to have any very exact meaning. It is usually put as an addition to the names of parties in declarations and indictments. In England it signifies a free man who has land of the value of forty shillings a year; a free-man, who owned his land.
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yeoman

in this case freeborn men, or freedmen
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yeoman

Origin: OE. Yoman, yeman, yoman; of uncertain origin; perhaps the first, syllable is akin to OFries. Ga district, region, G. Gau, OHG. Gewi, gouwi, Goth. Gawi. ... 1. A common man, or one of the commonly of the first or most respectable class; a freeholder; a man free born. ... A yeoman in England is considered as next in order to the gentry. The w...
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Yeoman

The Yeoman of The Guard are bodyguards to the British sovereign. They were first appointed by Henry VII, and now act chiefly as warders at the Tower Of London.
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yeoman

yeoman (yō'mun) , class in English society. The term has always been ill-defined, but generally it means a freeholder of a lower status than gentleman who cultivates his own land. With the breakdown of medieval systems of tenure the numbers of this class increased and formed the basis for ...
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yeoman

[n] - officer in the (ceremonial) bodyguard of the British monarch 2. [n] - in former times was free and cultivated his own land
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