Definition of yeoman

Definition of yeoman
  1. yeoman Noun An official providing honorable service in a royal or high noble household, ranking between a squire and a page.
  2. yeoman Noun A former class of small freeholders who farm their own land; a commoner of good standing.
  3. yeoman Noun A subordinate, deputy, aide, or assistant.
  4. yeoman Noun A Yeoman Warder.
  5. yeoman Noun A clerk in the US navy, and US Coast Guard.
  6. yeoman Noun In a vessel of war, the person in charge of the storeroom.
  7. yeoman Noun A member of the Yeomanry Cavalry officially chartered in 1794 originating around the 1760s.
  8. yeoman Noun A member of the Imperial Yeomanry officially created in 1890s and renamed in 1907.
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