Definition of Townsmen

1. Noun. (plural of townsman) ¹



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Definition of Townsmen

1. townsman [n] - See also: townsman

Lexicographical Neighbors of Townsmen

townly
townpeople
towns
townscape
townscapes
townselike
townsfolk
townsful
township
townships
townsite
townsites
townskip
townskips
townsman
townsmen (current term)
townspeople
townswoman
townswomen
townward
townwards
townwear
townwide
towny
towpath
towpaths
towplane
towplanes
towrope
towropes

Literary usage of Townsmen

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Collections of the Connecticut Historical Society by Connecticut Historical Society (1897)
"... as have not liberty from the townsmen to goe in the beards Its further ... into the Chambers to be ordd by mr Goodwine and the townsmen and The Governor ..."

2. The Republic of New Haven: A History of Municipal Evolution by Charles Herbert Levermore (1886)
"From the first, the townsmen were eager to assert their control over the ... But the town claimed a strict supervision, and the New Haven townsmen were ever ..."

3. A Life of William Shakespeare by Sidney Lee (1916)
"The purchase of New Place is a signal proof of Shakespeare's growing prosperity, and the transaction made Shake- a deep impression on his fellow-townsmen, ..."

4. Collections of the Maine Historical Society by Maine Historical Society (1858)
"Two of the most respectable of the townsmen could express their delight in no ... We may now leave our townsmen to the enjoyment of the peace so heartily ..."

5. History of New London, Connecticut: From the First Survey of the Coast in by Frances Manwaring Caulkins, Cecelia Griswold (1895)
"At the annual town meeting a paper of instruction and advice was prepared for the use of the townsmen and sanctioned by the public voice, which furnishes a ..."

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