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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Gentility \Gen*til"i*ty\, n. [L. gentilitas the relationship of those who belong to the same clan, also, heathenism: cf. F. gentilit['e] heathenism. See Gentile.] [1913 Webster] 1. Good extraction; dignity of birth. --Macaulay. [1913 Webster] He . . . mines my gentility with my education. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. The quality or qualities appropriate to those who are well born, as self-respect, dignity, courage, courtesy, politeness of manner, a graceful and easy mien and behavior, etc.; good breeding. [1913 Webster] 3. The class in society who are, or are expected to be, genteel; the gentry. [R.] --Sir J. Davies. [1913 Webster] 4. Paganism; heathenism. [Obs.] --Hooker. [1913 Webster]