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[doun-ee-ster] /ˌdaʊnˈi stər/
noun
1.
a full-rigged ship built in New England in the late 19th century, usually of wood and relatively fast.
2.
a native or inhabitant of Maine.
3.
a native or inhabitant of New England.
4.
Canadian. a native or resident of the Maritime Provinces.
Origin
1810-1820
1810-20, Americanism down East + -er1
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