gentle (n.)
(plural) gentlemen
LLL IV.ii.162[Holofernes to Nathaniel, of the lords] The gentles are at their game
MW III.ii.82[Ford to all] Will you go, gentles?
TS III.ii.92[Petruchio to all] Gentles, methinks you frown
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