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  • n. Plural form of townee.


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  • I came to the same conclusion because I noticed that our cousins in the village (quite communal) seemed to get away with a lot more than we (townees) did.

    Migrant's dilemma- corporal punishment or child abuse

  • He put on a ski suit and goggles, strapped on his snowshoes and set out, cursing under his breath and damning all townees who wittered on about nature, as if nature were some cuddly Walt Disney animal and not a wild, unpredictable force.

    Death of a Scriptwriter

  • On the other hand, there is a great deal of frustration felt among gamekeepers at the attitude of what they privately damn as a lot of moronic townees.

    Death of a Dentist

  • Soldiers and townees alike obeyed her without hesitation, stepping back.

    The Dragons at War

  • "I wonder just how loyal to her those liberated townees will be, though?"

    The Golden Torc

  • "Was it townees?" he asked, greeting her with a pleasant smile.

    Howards End

  • Surely every schoolboy knows the difference between billiards and pool, even if obdurate townees are not sure about the difference between a partridge and a pheasant.

    VERBATIM: The Language Quarterly Vol VIII No 3

  • I thought of that, but a) rural and small townees are now 1/4 of the population and they barely got half of 'em and, b) she's supposed to be "pardoning" a turkey and being rural don't mean yer too dumb ta percieve witlessness leading to irony when it sprays blood all over ya.

    Election Central Morning Roundup

  • It was a rakehelly dive, a kind of roadhouse where the ‘mobility’ — that’s the joke name of the period for the tarts and townees who had transport — used to ride out of the city for a feed, what we’d call a barbecue, and a punch-up.

    Cargo of Eagles


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