yeomanly


yeomanly
yeoman NOUN historical 1) a man holding a small landed estate; a freeholder. 2) a servant in a royal or noble household. 3) Brit. a member of the yeomanry force.
yeoman service — Cf. ↑yeoman service
DERIVATIVES yeomanly adjective.
ORIGIN probably from YOUNG(Cf. ↑youngish) + MAN(Cf. ↑man).

English terms dictionary. 2015.