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.

 

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