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''a gentle horse''
Well-born; of a good family or respectable birth, though not noble.
- British society is divided into nobility, gentry, and yeomanry, and families are either noble, gentle, or simple.
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.
- … 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 …
to break; to tame; to domesticate
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)
A maggot used as bait by anglers.