younker


younker

noun

  1. a youngster.
  2. Obsolete. a young noble or gentleman.

noun

  1. archaic, or literary a young man; lad
  2. obsolete a young gentleman or knight

c.1500, “young nobleman,” from Middle Dutch jonckher (Dutch jonker), from jonc “young” + here “lord, master.” Cf. junker.

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