Meaning of “yeoman” in the English Dictionary

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"yeoman" in British English

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yeomannoun [ C ]

uk /ˈjəʊ.mən/ us /ˈjoʊ.mən/ plural -men uk /-mən/ us

in the past, a man who was not a servant and who owned and cultivated (= grew crops on) an area of land

(Definition of “yeoman” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)