Definition of Down easter
1. Noun. A native or resident of Maine.
Lexicographical Neighbors of Down Easter
Literary usage of Down easter
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Early Western Travels, 1748-1846: A Series of Annotated Reprints of Some of by Reuben Gold Thwaites (1905)
"... a 'Down- Easter'— Arrival of US Dragoons — Camp Holmes, and the Road —A Visit from a Party of Comanches — Tabba-quena, a noted Chief — His extraordinary ..."
2. Commerce of the Prairies: During Eight Expeditions Across the Great Western by Josiah Gregg (1844)
"... the Creek Indian—The Muster and the Introduction—An ' Olla Podrida'—Adventure of a 'Down-Easter'—Arrival of US Dragoons—Camp Holmes, and the Road—A ..."
3. A Dictionary of Slang, Jargon & Cant: Embracing English, American, and Anglo by Charles Godfrey Leland (1889)
"Down a pit (theatrical), desperately smitten wtth a part. Down-easter (West American), a' person from the east. .' % Au wooden-mugged down-easter" with ..."