townsman


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townsman

1. an inhabitant of a town
2. a person from the same town as oneself
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He bowed courteously to the communicative townsman, and whispering a few words to his Indian attendant, they both made their way through the crowd.
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Respected townsman Mr John Burgess was laid to rest in Cambusnethan Cemetery.
He has had a passion for drawing comics his entire life, starting his first newspaper comic in 1998 which ran in the Andover Townsman for more than ten years.
The biggest parties we held were at the Townsman nightclub in Swansea (where I come from) to raise cash to fight a libel case brought on by Sir Alun Talfan Davies back in the '80s.
Meanwhile, Landreaux is pursued by a vengeful townsman who begins digging around for information, suspecting a cover-up on the day of the accident.
He was serving with the Royal Scots at Givenchy-les-la-Bassee when his comrade and fellow Carluke townsman Lieutenant James Martin was injured by a mine just yards from the enemy lines.
According to a news story in The Andover Townsman newspaper, the district's school committee said Berman has "strong communication skills, experience in special education and (an) ability to foster collaboration throughout" the Andover community, which is about 24 miles north of Boston.
Townsman (7) LAST WEEK'S SOLUTION: Across - 1 Acting the fool; 10 Pixie; 11 Love letter; 13 Shampoo; 15 Rotterdam; 16 Larva; 17 Prowess; 19 Err; 20 Sparkish; 21 Prolific; 24 Rue; 25 Reddish; 26 Gamin; 27 Equivocal; 30 Drainer; 31 Atmosphere; 33 Mecca; 34 Articled clerk.
Stripped of its enchanting Disney-ness, the story boiled down to this: Belle was a woman ostracised by society for being "different", and for believing she was meant for greater things than marriage to the insufferable but glorified townsman, Gaston.
The original weight-driven clock in the Princeton library, so long cared for and wound weekly by the late Kenneth Hagberg, is still cared for and wound by another devoted townsman.
As bookish Belle comforts her merchant father over the loss of his ships and financial ruin, her delightfully silly sisters Fiere and Vanite do battle for the affections of a wealthy townsman, the rotund and comically pig-headed Cochon.