Yeoman in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Yeoman

(Britain) An official providing honorable service in a royal or high noble household, ranking between a squire and a page. Especially, a Yeoman of the Guard, a member of a ceremonial bodyguard to the UK monarch (not to be confused with a Yeoman Warder). | (US) A dependable, diligent, or loyal worker or someone who does a great service. | (historical) A former class of small freeholders who farm their own land; a commoner of good standing.

Short Example Sentences for Yeoman

  • 1. It did us yeoman service. 🔊
  • 2. No yeoman ever carried his head with such a poise. 🔊
  • 3. The yeoman turns on "the man of sin". 🔊
  • 4. The yeoman class had practically disappeared from Italy. 🔊
  • 5. He was here when the yeoman blackguards wounded and hurt my arm. 🔊
  • 6. There was not a yeoman present who did not hope to win one of them. 🔊
  • 7. Our chaplain spent his time here and did yeoman service helping the wounded. 🔊
  • 8. Lynch was doing yeoman duty, but it was hard to tell what side he was on. 🔊
  • 9. What wonder if loyal yeoman souls were yet further set aflame? 🔊
  • 10. There is the yeoman Percy, the father of Mary whom Zamorna loved. 🔊

How to use Yeoman in Sentences?

  • 1. The yeoman was not inclined to murmur at dignities to which his own children might rise. 🔊
  • 2. Then all who were present fell to laughing, so that the yeoman sat himself down again. 🔊
  • 3. She comes along and nips the poor yeoman as well as the millionaire who sits in the lap of luxury. 🔊
  • 4. The yeoman received him well, but the others did not like him, and the good-wife least of all. 🔊
  • 5. Brant felt very keenly for the Senecas, who had done him such yeoman service in the war. 🔊
  • 6. It is a hearty yeoman play; the time represented, the reign of one of the Edwards. 🔊
  • 7. As he spoke he lurched against the yeoman next to him and allowed the bundle he carried to slip from his arm. 🔊
  • 8. The class in which it existed most strongly was the yeoman class, and this is a class which has practically disappeared. 🔊
  • 9. Here the honest yeoman burst into tears, but the youth's determination was taken. 🔊
  • 10. He felt with his hand the blood caked on his own cheek, the scab on the cut where the yeoman had struck him. 🔊
  • 11. The moment the finishing touches were put, the impatient youth hurried the more cautious yeoman to the saddle. 🔊
  • 12. He was ever quick to take suggestion, and he had probably begun to question the nature of the ghost who was doing him such yeoman service. 🔊
  • 13. It was a great day for a yeoman when three gentlemen should take their dinners in his house; and the place was in a respectful uproar. 🔊
  • 14. Thorstein was the yeoman who dwelt there & he gave them shelter and good cheer for the night, and there they slept in good beds. 🔊
  • 15. The yeoman was therefore forced to promise his daughter in marriage to whoever could get Neppa home. 🔊
  • 16. She was three or four years older than himself and much better connected, being the niece and eventual co-heiress of a wealthy yeoman squire. 🔊
  • 17. Soon he met a yeoman riding upon a hackney, who led in his hand a great black steed, blacker than any bear. 🔊
  • 18. I then turned about, and was shortly overtaken by an old yeoman in a chaise, who kindly offered me a drive, and soon set me down in the village. 🔊
  • 19. As he came up the broken ground on to the crest of the hill, he saw Anthony come out of the yard-gate and the yeoman with him. 🔊
  • 20. If I had not paid the yeoman he would have gone back into the country crying we were all thieves here in Frankfort. 🔊
  • 21. He himself did yeoman service pulling, and Ginger also made his muscles add considerable value to the progress of the second boat. 🔊
  • 22. We was six mile from the town, when we meets an old square-headed gray-haired yeoman chap, a-jogging along quite quiet. 🔊
  • 23. Behind him came three or four farm servants; then a yeoman and his wife; and last, at a little distance, three or four onlookers. 🔊
  • 24. In Northamptonshire a yeoman farming his own 400 acres would be thought presumptuous if he followed the Lincolnshire example. 🔊
  • 25. As the pay of the latter was only one shilling a day, while the Yeoman was receiving five shillings, the position was rather absurd. 🔊

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