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Yeoman \Yeo"man\, n.; pl. Yeomen. [OE. yoman, [yogh]eman,
[yogh]oman; of uncertain origin; perhaps the first, syllable
is akin to OFries. g[=a] district, region, G. gau, OHG. gewi,
gouwi, Goth. gawi. [root]100.]
1. A common man, or one of the commonly of the first or most
respectable class; a freeholder; a man free born.
Note: A yeoman in England is considered as next in order to
the gentry. The word is little used in the United
States, unless as a title in law proceedings and
instruments, designating occupation, and this only in
2. A servant; a retainer. [Obs.]
A yeman hadde he and servants no mo. --Chaucer.
3. A yeoman of the guard; also, a member of the yeomanry
4. (Naut.) An interior officer under the boatswain, gunner,
or carpenters, charged with the stowage, account, and
distribution of the stores.
Yeoman of the guard, one of the bodyguard of the English
sovereign, consisting of the hundred yeomen, armed with
partisans, and habited in the costume of the sixteenth
century. They are members of the royal household.