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  • n. Plural form of townswoman.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • 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.

    Lysistrata

  • 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?

    Incubus

  • 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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