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  • n. Plural form of townfolk.

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Examples

  • I know the Republican party considers being folksy (even if it is complete artifice) to be the most important qualification for being president and that consequently the ability to interact with the "common folk" at "town hall meetings" (especially where the "townfolks" are carefully screened and vetted) is vital in choosing a president.

    Jay Leno to John McCain: "For $1 million, how many houses do you have?"

  • Right now, I have no plans to see this show, but I have just one question for the townfolks, who cares?

    Swimsuit Model to Do The News In Texas

  • The townfolks have no idea what to do about all of the pumpkins that they find themselves surrounded by, but when Jack looks down at the very orange town from the top of the hill, he knows just what to do.

    Kids Lit » Blog Archive » Pumpkin Town

  • Villages were burned, townfolks massacred and their possessions looted.

    Your Right Hand Thief

  • But townfolks called 'em Red and tried to chase 'em out of town

    Centralia, 1989

  • They won't try to save the souls, or the bodies either, of their own townfolks.

    Choice Readings for the Home Circle

  • Abram and me got there the first day bright and early, and we was walkin 'around the amp'itheater and lookin' at the townfolks and the sights, and we met Sally Ann. She stopped us, and says she, 'Sarah

    Aunt Jane of Kentucky

  • If the ball loomed so large to the townfolks, it may be assumed that

    The Fighting Shepherdess

  • Restraining their trembling haste, yet fearing that they might miss something, the initiated townfolks managed to stay away from the Prouty

    The Fighting Shepherdess

  • Although the ventriloquism was appreciated, the incongruity of this countrified jargon, held in great contempt by the townfolks, discounted Emperor's majesty and he was in ludicrous eclipse.

    Una Of The Hill Country 1911

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