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  • n. Archaic form of gownsman.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as gownsman.

Etymologies

gown +‎ man (Wiktionary)

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  • "Cannot give guarantee required", in the shorthand notation of railroad telegraphy. --US Railway Association, Standard Cipher Code, 1906.

    January 22, 2013