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 Meanings and Examples of COUNTRYMAN
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countryman
 n.  a man from your own country; a man who lives in the country and has country ways
Classic Sentence: (19 in 2 pages)
1  The next man he met was a countryman carrying a fine white goose.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
Get Context   In HANS IN LUCK
2  The countryman then began to tell his tale, and said he was going to take the goose to a christening.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
Get Context   In HANS IN LUCK
3  Meantime the countryman began to look grave, and shook his head.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
Get Context   In HANS IN LUCK
4  'Full threepence,' replied the countryman.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
Get Context   In THE MISER IN THE BUSH
5  said the countryman; but the judge told him that was not likely, and cut the matter short by ordering him off to the gallows.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
Get Context   In THE MISER IN THE BUSH
6  But the countryman seized his fiddle, and struck up a tune, and at the first note judge, clerks, and jailer were in motion; all began capering, and no one could hold the miser.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
Get Context   In THE MISER IN THE BUSH
7  Then the countryman stopped his fiddle, and left the miser to take his place at the gallows.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
Get Context   In THE MISER IN THE BUSH
8  No, he is a countryman of yours, if a Corsican is a countryman of any one's.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 40. The Breakfast.
9  de Villefort; 'they fancy that their countryman is still emperor.'
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 44. The Vendetta.
10  But then, I'm a countryman born and I don't like any town.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVIII
11  In a countryman, this sudden flame of friendship would have seemed far too premature, a thing to be much distrusted; but in this simple savage those old rules would not apply.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 10. A Bosom Friend.
12  The Bohemian family, grandmother told me as we drove along, had bought the homestead of a fellow countryman, Peter Krajiek, and had paid him more than it was worth.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 1. The Shimerdas: III
13  Satisfied with her examination, she left him, with a slight expression of pleasure, and proceeded to practise the same trying experiment on her delinquent countryman.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 23
14  At present, if we indeed journey to Ashby-de-la-Zouche, we do so with my noble neighbour and countryman Athelstane of Coningsburgh, and with such a train as would set outlaws and feudal enemies at defiance.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV
15  Nathan Ben Israel received his suffering countryman with that kindness which the law prescribed, and which the Jews practised to each other.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXV
Example Sentence:
1  I'm a countryman born and bred.
2  He lost last year's final to fellow countryman Michael Stich.