• Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Gemman jem′an gentleman
    • Gemman Also Gem′man
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In literature:

Is you de Norv'n gemman w'at's gwine ter buy de ole vimya'd?
"The Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, 1995, Memorial Issue" by Various
Oh, he's de gemman whut come an' offered to 'ten' to Sis' Jane Callender's bus'ness fu' huh.
"The heart of happy hollow" by Paul Laurence Dunbar
Bob Snags has no reason to fear lookin' a rale gemman in the face.
"Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 56, Number 347, September, 1844" by Various
Git right in, gemmans.
"Frank Merriwell's Son" by Burt L. Standish
Well, ebery ting gwo on right smart till de ole gemman die.
"The Continental Monthly, Vol. 3 No 2, February 1863" by Various
Bress my modder in hebben, it am one gold ounce apiece, sure as dis gemman's name Ring Finger Bill!
"Captain Brand of the "Centipede"" by H. A. (Henry Augustus) Wise
A gemman said to me, y'see, 'Bert,' 'e says ... thash my name ... Bert, called after Queen's 'usban' ... Gaw' bless 'er!...
"Changing Winds" by St. John G. Ervine
Mr. Dolf, if yer's a gemman I ax yer to shut yer eyes.
"A Noble Woman" by Ann S. Stephens
For dem 'ar white trash, what ye s'pose day knows 'bout takin' keer ob a sick gemman like him?
"Cudjo's Cave" by J. T. Trowbridge
I say "Good mornin," and takes off my hat like a gemman.
"Uncle Daniel's Story Of "Tom" Anderson And Twenty Great Battles" by John McElroy
Well, Massr Looey, since you's no objection, I tell dis gemman and Missy Adele; but I thort dey know'd all 'bout it a'ready.
"The Guerilla Chief" by Mayne Reid
Dis de gemman allus 'prove mass'r plans.
"Cora and The Doctor" by Harriette Newell Baker
Brought up by de Nortons, sah, I'se always bin a gemman, an' I can't afford to smut my hands wid de crowd dat I been 'sociating wid.
"The Sins of the Father" by Thomas Dixon
Well, not far from where the gemman lived there was a sort of farmer, wot sold milk and kept cows.
"The Young Dragoon" by A.W. Drayson
You nebber seed dat gemman 'fore?
"Hot corn: Life Scenes in New York Illustrated" by Solon Robinson
No offence to the gemman, 'A man's a man for a' that.
"The Monctons" by Susanna Moodie
Bobbs says (hic), and Bobbs is a gemman (hic), Bobbs says he wouldn't be 'ere.
"The Incendiary" by W. A. (William Augustine) Leahy
As she chanced to notice the aged Gemman as he sat reading, she ran straight towards him.
"Curiosities of Christian History" by Croake James
You've tret me like a gemman.
"Lord Loveland Discovers America" by C. N. Williamson
Gemman, bard, instructs Saint Columbkille, 294; striking incident connected with, 295.
"Insula Sanctorum et Doctorum" by John Healy