Definitions

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  • noun Archaic spelling of town.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Ey Sister, but I doe not like that word, some Ladyes here in towne are much acquainted wth the language of friendshipp and conversation, as they will thinke.

    Three Hundred Years Hence

  • Ey Sister, but I doe not like that word, some Ladyes here in towne are much acquainted wth the language of friendshipp and conversation, as they will thinke.

    The Concealed Fansyes: A Play by Lady Jane Cavendish and Lady Elizabeth Brackley

  • a Lady, obedyent ffoole in towne, and swore hir Husband was the happyest man in the world.

    Three Hundred Years Hence

  • a Lady, obedyent ffoole in towne, and swore hir Husband was the happyest man in the world.

    The Concealed Fansyes: A Play by Lady Jane Cavendish and Lady Elizabeth Brackley

  • There were also local orchards that employed Mexicans under asimilar arrange­ment, but for some reason they never showed up in towne.

    hughstimson.org » Blog Archive » El Contrato: Mexican Migrant Labour in Southern Ontario

  • Questionlesse, you never learned the A.B. C. as now foolish Ideots do, blabbing their lessons all about the towne, which is much better apprehended by rumination; and surely (if I be not much deceyved) your Nativity happened on a Sonday morning, Sol being at that time, Lord of the ascendent, joyned with Mercurie in

    The Decameron

  • From thence: on the South side of the towne is the maine sea, and on the North side, the valley lying betweene the foresayd mountaines, wherein the towne standeth: the said valley and towne both do grow verie narrow, insomuch that the space betweene the two cliffes of this ende of the towne is estimated not to be aboue tenne or twelue score ouer.

    Summarie and true discourse of Sir Frances Drakes West Indian voyage

  • My mind troubled through a doubtfulness of my having incurred Sir W. Coventry's displeasure by not having waited on him since his coming to towne, which is a mighty faulte and that I can bear the fear of the bad effects of till I have been with him, which shall be to-morrow, God willing.

    Diary of Samuel Pepys — Complete

  • My mind troubled through a doubtfulness of my having incurred Sir W. Coventry's displeasure by not having waited on him since his coming to towne, which is a mighty faulte and that I can bear the fear of the bad effects of till I have been with him, which shall be to-morrow, God willing.

    Diary of Samuel Pepys — Complete 1666 N.S.

  • My mind troubled through a doubtfulness of my having incurred Sir W. Coventry's displeasure by not having waited on him since his coming to towne, which is a mighty faulte and that I can bear the fear of the bad effects of till I have been with him, which shall be to-morrow, God willing.

    Diary of Samuel Pepys — Volume 42: March/April 1665-66

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