noun, plural towns·men.
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Origin of townsman
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"I resent the fact that a farmer is considered to be socially inferior to a townsman," he said.The Foundations of Japan|J.W. Robertson Scott
Meanwhile, a buzz from without intimated too distinctly that the mob was collecting to witness the fate of their townsman.Wilson's Tales of the Borders and of Scotland Volume 17|Alexander Leighton
One townsman is punished for having taken part in the Mass during the late Rising.Bell's Cathedrals: The Cathedral Church of Ripon|Cecil Walter Charles Hallett
No, she's going down to the tailor's in the village, and there I suppose she'll meet Malmberg, a townsman of hers.Pelle the Conqueror, Complete|Martin Anderson Nexo
He came up to me like the gentleman he is, and just as I had been openly cut by townsman after townsman.The Master of the Ceremonies|George Manville Fenn