yeomanlike

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

yeoman +‎ -like

Adjective[edit]

yeomanlike (comparative more yeomanlike, superlative most yeomanlike)

  1. Resembling a yeoman or yeoman's work: brave and stout
    • 1995 March 31, Sarah Bryan Miller, “Despot Measures”, Chicago Reader:
      The small orchestra played superbly under Wikman's direction; of special note is David Schrader's yeomanlike service on the harpsichord.

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Adverb[edit]

yeomanlike (comparative more yeomanlike, superlative most yeomanlike)

  1. In the manner of a yeoman; bravely and stoutly
    • 1819, Walter Scott, Ivanhoe[1]:
      One by one the archers, stepping forward, delivered their shafts yeomanlike and bravely.

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