gowns·​man ˈgau̇nz-mən How to pronounce gownsman (audio)
: a professional or academic person

Word History

First Known Use

1627, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of gownsman was in 1627

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“Gownsman.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gownsman. Accessed 21 Mar. 2023.

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