How to use Gentlefolk in a sentence

gentlefolk
  • His ancestors had been gentlefolk, but his father had reduced himself to hard straits by loose living.

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  • Here is the Protestant Kingston College, a home for poor gentlefolk, founded by James, Lord Kingston, in 1760.

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  • No one, however, was prepared for ' distressed gentlefolk ' .

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  • The huntsman stood halfway up the knoll holding up his whip and the gentlefolk rode up to him at a footpace; the hounds that were far off on the horizon turned away from the hare, and the whips, but not the gentlefolk, also moved away.

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