townswoman

[ tounz-woom-uhn ]
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noun,plural towns·wom·en.
  1. a female native or inhabitant of a town.

  2. a female native or inhabitant of one's own or the same town.

Origin of townswoman

1
First recorded in 1675–85; town + 's1 + woman

usage note For townswoman

See -woman.

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How to use townswoman in a sentence

  • Then the townswoman's self-satisfied arrogance came to the surface.

    We of the Never-Never | Jeanie "Mrs. Aeneas" Gunn