Definition of 'yeoman'
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The yeomen were mostly concentrated in the backcountry where slaves and plantations were rarely seen.America Past and Present (1995) Times, Sunday Times (2012)
Entering the lists was the noble equivalent of the practice at the archery butts that was compulsory for yeomen.Malory: The Life and Times of King Arthur's Chronicler (2005) The Sun (2009) Eating the Sun: How Plants Power the Planet (2007)
Suddenly the yeoman farmers turned themselves into yeoman scientists, yeoman doctors and yeoman teachers.Times, Sunday Times (2009) The Sun (2008)
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Definition of yeoman from the Collins English Dictionary