noun, plural towns·wom·en.
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Rouvke, in his heart, addressed to his townswoman, on emerging from the pitchy darkness of the little bedroom.The Imported Bridegroom|Abraham Cahan
"That lass o' Lowrie's has made a bad bargain, i' takin' up wi' that wench," said a townswoman to Grace.That Lass O' Lowrie's|Frances Hodgson Burnett
Then the townswoman's self-satisfied arrogance came to the surface.We of the Never-Never|Jeanie "Mrs. Aeneas" Gunn
All this Charlotte Bronte's townswoman told simply and garrulously, but she told it well because she had felt and seen.The History of David Grieve|Mrs. Humphry Ward
We are thankful to see the recognition accorded to the worth of our townswoman.The Life and Work of Susan B. Anthony (Volume 1 of 2)|Ida Husted Harper