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Orkneyman

noun plural -men
  1. a native or inhabitant of Orkney
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Derived FormsOrkneywoman, noun
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Historical Examples

  • He examined the sack of clay, and questioned Murray and the Orkneyman.

    South from Hudson Bay

    E. C. [Ethel Claire] Brill

  • Louis and the Orkneyman had laid the mast and oars across the boat and had covered them with the sail and a tarpaulin.

    South from Hudson Bay

    E. C. [Ethel Claire] Brill

  • Leaving the handling of the sail to the Orkneyman, Murray remained stolidly silent in the stern.

    South from Hudson Bay

    E. C. [Ethel Claire] Brill

  • He felt confident that he could carry it easily enough, and imitated the Orkneyman by starting off at a trot.

    South from Hudson Bay

    E. C. [Ethel Claire] Brill

  • A general roar of laughter followed this repartee, as we all thought the Orkneyman on shore had scored.

    From John O'Groats to Land's End

    Robert Naylor and John Naylor