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Saturday Word: Yeoman

yeo·man [ˈyō-mən]:
origin: (1400's) Middle English yoman, yeman

noun
1. guardian, attendant, officer within a royal (or noble) household
2. secretary or signaler within the navy; petty office
3. owner of a small farm
4. to perform chivalrous & loyal duty



I don't care how cool your job is, you're still not a Raven Yeoman.
Tags: middle english, noun, wordsmith: theidolhands, y
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