[syn: Gent, Gand, Ghent]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
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.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
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"; "he's a good bloke" [syn:
chap, fellow, feller, fella, lad, gent,
blighter, cuss, bloke]
3: port city in northwestern Belgium and industrial center;
famous for cloth industry [syn: Gent, Gand, Ghent]