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Definition of yeoman noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    yeoman

     noun
    noun
    NAmE//ˈyoʊmən//
     
    (pl. yeomen
    NAmE//ˈyoʊmən//
     
    )
     
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  1. 1 an officer in the navy who does mainly office work
  2. 2 (in the past) a farmer who owned and worked on his land
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: yeoman