Definition of Townswoman

1. Noun. A woman who is a resident of a town, especially of one's own town. ¹



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Definition of Townswoman

1. [n -WOMEN]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Townswoman

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

Literary usage of Townswoman

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1. Fifty Contemporary One-act Plays by Frank Shay, Pierre Loving (1920)
"townswoman. Of course not, but if it was a woman you would have been over ... townswoman. Look here, sir, your dog is certainly about to bite my child. ..."

2. Emerson in Concord: A Memoir, Written for the "Social Circle" in Concord by Edward Waldo Emerson (1888)
"... so she told him she was his own townswoman, born within a mile of him, and finally, she says, when she left him, in the gig, he told her ' not to hurry. ..."

3. Annual Register edited by Edmund Burke (1881)
"... an Austrian subject with the rank of gentleman; (14) Nicholas Petro: 29, gentleman; (15) Fanny Refert, 22, a Jewish townswoman; (16) Micha ..."

4. The Musical World (1851)
"The annual benefit Concert of our talented and highly esteemed townswoman, Miss Amelia Hill, took place on Tuesday evening the llth instant. ..."

5. The Musical World (1861)
"We take the following from ore of them:— " Last night Miss Augusta Thomson, a young lady whom we are >roud to call a townswoman, gave one of the best ..."

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