dalesman

[ deylz-muh n ]
/ ˈdeɪlz mən /
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noun, plural dales·men.

a person living in a dale or valley, especially in the northern counties of England.

Nearby words

  1. dale,
  2. dale, sir henry hallett,
  3. dale, sir thomas,
  4. dalek,
  5. dales,
  6. daleth,
  7. daley,
  8. daley, richard,
  9. daley, richard joseph,
  10. dalglish

Origin of dalesman

First recorded in 1760–70; dale + 's1 + man1

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British Dictionary definitions for dalesman

dalesman

/ (ˈdeɪlzmən) /

noun plural -men

a person living in a dale, esp in the dales of N England
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