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fenman

[fen-muh n]
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noun, plural fen·men. British.
  1. a dweller in the Fens of England.

Origin of fenman

First recorded in 1600–10; fen1 + -man
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Examples from the Web for fenman

Historical Examples

  • Having now shewn how much of a Fenman we are, it will be proper to return to the Subject.

    A New Catalogue of Vulgar Errors

    Stephen Fovargue

  • His Welsh sounding name bears witness to his being a fenman of British ancestry.


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