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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Gent  \Gent\,  a.  [OF.  gent,  fr  L.  genitus  born,  or  (less  prob.) 
  fr  gentilis.  See  {Genteel}.] 
  1.  Gentle;  noble;  of  gentle  birth.  [Obs.] 
 
  All  of  a  knight  [who]  was  fair  and  gent.  --Chaucer. 
 
  2.  Neat;  pretty;  fine;  elegant.  [Obs.]  --Spenser. 
 
  Her  body  gent  and  small  --Chaucer. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  gent 
  n  1:  informal  abbreviation  of  `gentleman' 
  2:  a  boy  or  man;  "that  chap  is  your  host";  "there's  a  fellow  at 
  the  door";  "he's  a  likable  cuss"  [syn:  {chap},  {fellow},  {lad}, 
  {fella},  {blighter},  {cuss}] 




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