townswoman

townswoman

[tounz-woom-uhn]
noun, plural townswomen.
1.
a female native or inhabitant of a town.
2.
a female native or inhabitant of one's own or the same town.

Origin:
1675–85; town + 's1 + woman


See -woman.
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townsman (ˈtaʊnzmən)
 
n , pl -men
1.  an inhabitant of a town
2.  a person from the same town as oneself
 
'townswoman
 
fem n

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