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Gentleman of Paper and Wax

The first of a new line ennobled with knighthood or other dignity, to whom are given titles and coat-armour. They are made “gentlemen” by patent and a seal.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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