Definition of Towny

1. Noun. Resident of a college town not affiliated with the college.

Exact synonyms: Townie
Generic synonyms: Towner, Townsman



Definition of Towny

1. Noun. (alternative spelling of townie) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Towny

1. townie [n TOWNIES] - See also: townie

Towny Pictures

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Towny

township
townships
townsite
townsites
townskip
townskips
townsman
townsmen
townspeople
townswoman
townswomen
townward
townwards
townwear
townwide
towny (current term)
towpath
towpaths
towplane
towplanes
towrope
towropes
tows
towsack
towsacks
towse
towsed
towser
towsers
towses

Literary usage of Towny

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1. Welsh Settlement of Pennsylvania by Charles Henry Browning (1912)
"... mercer, owner of the good shipp called the William Galley, now residing in the river of towny, of the one part, and "David Powell, of the parish of ..."

2. Early English Miscellanies: In Prose and Verse by James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps (1855)
"To make towny water; take rede, and lay hyt on ... and let hit dry, and if thi rede be gode, thy towny ..."

3. What I Think of South Africa: Its People and Its Politics by Stuart C. Cumberland (1896)
"If, in outward appearance, Kimberley is not particularly "towny," its inhabitants are distinctly of the " towny" species. ..."

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