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  • noun Plural form of dalesman.

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Examples

  • The dalesmen were a primitive and hardy race who kept alive the traditions and often the habits of a more picturesque time.

    Among My Books Second Series

  • For nowhere better than among these "dalesmen" can the English elemental resistance to fusion be seen.

    The Squire of Sandal-Side A Pastoral Romance

  • Bernard Gilpin, the apostle of the north, the first who undertook to preach the Protestant doctrines to the Border dalesmen, was surprised, on entering one of their churches, to see a gauntlet, or mail-glove, hanging above the altar.

    Death of the Laird's Jock

  • Bernard Gilpin, the apostle of the north, the first who undertook to preach the Protestant doctrines to the Border dalesmen, was surprised, on entering one of their churches, to see a gauntlet, or mail-glove, hanging above the altar.

    Death of the Laird's Jock

  • In their early days, the present generation of dalesmen fed almost exclusively upon oatmeal; either as ‘hasty-pudding,’ — that is,

    Old Cookery Books and Ancient Cuisine

  • Jago was far more widely traveled than most dalesmen, who perhaps in a whole lifetime know little beyond four or five dales outside their own birthplace.

    The Crystal Gryphon

  • I know that dalesmen look upon women as possessions, perhaps to be wooed and indulged for a season, and then, once won, to be a part of the household like hawk, hound, or horse.

    The Crystal Gryphon

  • When the dalesmen retreated into their keeps, the monsters bore inward with their weight against the walls, bringing them down.

    The Crystal Gryphon

  • But what held me most were the references to the Old Ones, those who had ruled this land before the first of the dalesmen came north.

    The Crystal Gryphon

  • Her hair, like my own, was darker than usual, for the dalesmen tend to be fair and ruddy.

    The Crystal Gryphon

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