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Definition of Countryish
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Literary usage of Countryish
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1. Publishers Weekly by Publishers' Board of Trade (U.S.), Book Trade Association of Philadelphia, American Book Trade Union, Am. Book Trade Association, R.R. Bowker Company (1893)
"Again, it does not appear to me that the good countryish qualities of house and home are to be measured exactly by distance from cities. ..."
2. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1829)
"... whom he then spied posting in at the front gate, He took me up to a countryish-look- ing lad, with large flattish feature«, but a broad high forehead, ..."
3. Kettell, Samuel by Samuel Kettell (1829)
"How clownish, countryish, sounds his yelp '. He never tasted bread and butter, Nor play'd the petty squirm and flutter; Nor e'er, like me, has learn'd to ..."
4. The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine by Charles Fenno Hoffman, Timothy Flint, Lewis Gaylord Clark, Kinahan Cornwallis, John Holmes Agnew (1846)
"... the vicinity of Washington-market A fellow loaned a countryish-looking man a gold watch for ten dollars, with the privilege of redeeming it in two days, ..."
5. Homes in City and Country by Russell Sturgis (1893)
"If I were to search in a wide New England neighborhood for one who enjoyed most, and made the most of a country home—because of its countryish elements—I do ..."