gownsman

noun
gowns·​man | \ ˈgau̇nz-mən How to pronounce gownsman (audio) \

Definition of gownsman

: a professional or academic person

First Known Use of gownsman

1627, in the meaning defined above

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“Gownsman.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gownsman. Accessed 27 Nov. 2020.

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