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''a gentle horse''
Well-born; of a good family or respectable birth, though not noble.
1823, Walter Scott, ''Peveril of the Peak''
- "You are of gentle blood," she said (..)
1893-1897, (w) (editor), (w)
- British society is divided into nobility, gentry, and yeomanry, and families are either noble, gentle, or simple.
(RQ:Milton Of Education)
To become gentle.
2013, Kathryn L.M. Reynolds, ''Garland Roses'', Kathryn L.M. Reynolds ((ISBN)), page 226
- “She&39;s experienced a horrific and nasty scare and is in a state of shock, but otherwise she&39;s relatively okay.” Conrad replied, his tone at first grim (as he recalled what he&39;d seen in the family room) and then it gentled to a more doctorial tone as he directed his next comments to his patient.
(RQ:Shakespeare Taming of the Shrew) For he to-day that sheds his blood with me / Shall be my brother; be he ne'er so vile, / This day shall gentle his condition (..)
2008, Frank Leslie, ''The Killing Breed'', Penguin ((ISBN))
- Yakima could have tried to catch him, gentle him as Wolf had been gentled, but having two stallions in his cavvy would lead to a different kind of trouble.
1996, William C. Loring, ''An American Romantic-realist Abroad: Templeton Strong and His Music'', Scarecrow Press ((ISBN)), page 201
- A hornist, his playing gentled by perspective, is out of sight within the woods, but his notes are heard through or over the murmuring mix of bird song and breeze in leaves.
A person of high birth.
(RQ:Shakespeare Taming of the Shrew)
2012, Lizzie Stark, ''Leaving Mundania: Inside the Transformative World of Live Action Role-Playing Games'', Chicago Review Press ((ISBN)), page 43:
- While actual medieval societies were full of lots of peasants and a few rich and noble gentles, SCA personas tend to be nobles rather than commoners.
A maggot used as bait by anglers.