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    Cool Gentlemen Callers

    What is understood as "Gentlemen Callers, please?

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    Re: Gentlemen Callers

    The phrase is "Gentleman Caller" in the 19th century a lady's maid might have gone to her mistress saying; "There is a gentleman caller for you madam." If a man had called at (visited) the house to see the lady.

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    Cool Re: Gentlemen Callers

    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    The phrase is "Gentleman Caller" in the 19th century a lady's maid might have gone to her mistress saying; "There is a gentleman caller for you madam." If a man had called at (visited) the house to see the lady.
    Then, a Gentleman Caller is a suitor, a pretender to a woman?

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    Re: Gentlemen Callers

    That was often the case, yes.

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