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yeomanly

adverb yeo·man·ly \ ˈyō-mən-lē \

Definition of yeomanly

archaic
: in a manner befitting a yeoman : bravely

First Known Use of yeomanly

14th century

in the meaning defined above

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yeomanly

adjective

Definition of yeomanly

1 : of, relating to, or having the rank of a yeoman
2 : becoming or suitable to a yeoman : sturdy, loyal
  • yeomanly surveillance efforts

First Known Use of yeomanly

1576

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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