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  • n. Plural form of shentleman.


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  • "Oh well!" and Santoris laughed -- "There are so many 'shentlemen' that own yachts!

    The Life Everlasting; a reality of romance

  • Now Shanet wad ill like to live in a place where polish, and sheriffs, and bailiffs, and sie thieves and trash of the world, could tak puir shentlemen by the throat, just because they wanted a wheen dollars in the sporran.

    Chronicles of the Canongate

  • “No,” said he, taking me by the hand, “you are going to a country where there is more respect sown to unfortunate shentlemen, and where you will have the satisfaction of peholding your adversaries tossing upon pillows of purning primstone.”

    The Adventures of Roderick Random

  • "The shentlemen of honorable wealth, Frau Scheff, would like to wash their esteemed countenances," he explained with ironical deference.

    Frontier Boys in Frisco

  • "If he does," said another freshman, "he will be able to obtain a dress suit down at Cohen's, price 'von tollar ber efenin' to shentlemen. '"

    Frank Merriwell at Yale

  • "You see it is vell tat te shentlemen tit not vait vor bermission," said the German as we hurried into our wraps.

    A Virginia girl in the Civil War, 1861-1865, by ed.

  • "I been see Mistare Le-vie in ze 'ouse, on ze beezness, shentlemen."

    Mr. Justice Raffles

  • "Hooiver, shentlemen," he added, "if ye wunna tak it -- here's wushin 'your fery coot health!"

    The Eagle Cliff

  • "Noo, shentlemen, ye'll tak a tram?" said Ian, producing a black bottle.

    The Eagle Cliff

  • "Noo, shentlemen, I think we had petter be goin '."

    The Eagle Cliff


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