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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The upper class, the high society, the gentry; the people of quality.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. those of high rank or station, as distinguished from the masses, or common people; the nobility; the gentry.

Etymologies

From quality (high social position). (Wiktionary)

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