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  • n. Plural form of townswoman.


Sorry, no etymologies found.


  • If the young men of Glasgow want any stimulus or encouragement in this wise, they have one beside them in the presence of their fair townswomen, which is irresistible.

    Speeches: Literary and Social

  • Just find the kind of townsmen and townswomen who can help.

    Robert Schwab: Colontown, A Community of Cancer Survivors

  • The townswomen circle around, swirling their skirts this way, then that way, or swinging those Renaissance hips.

    A Happy Ending, No Balcony���Wherefore Art Thou, Romeo?

  • However, here I have it full at last; and I am running to carry the water to my fellow-townswomen, whom our foes are plotting to burn alive.


  • Wagon train women and townswomen never allowed anyone lo see them when they weren't fully clothed ... unless they were performing, like Orange Blossom riding the ponies.

    The Burning City

  • What do you think of the way she has set up the idea of the townswomen and their female concerns as possibly the "unsuspecting magnet" for the visitations that occur?


  • Inside, a bevy of townswomen had worked most of the winter to polish woodwork, paper the walls, and clean the rugs.

    Sweet Dalliance

  • The moon was beginning to rise over the eastern hills when Lizzy stepped outside to wave good-bye to the townswomen who were starting their journey home.

    Sweet Dalliance

  • Not only did she cook clean and care for the children, but like many working-class black townswomen, Ama added to the family income by working at home.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • The townswomen would probably be willing to do that for a penny a day.

    The Pillars of the Earth


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