Meaning of Dalesman in English:


Pronunciation /ˈdeɪlzmən/

nounplural noun Dalesmen

  • An inhabitant of the Yorkshire Dales in northern England.

    ‘It has just ended in divorce, but both their sons are happily ensconced at Ermysted's Grammar School and are growing up as real Dalesmen.’
    • ‘Wednesday's snow would be greeted with derision by Dalesmen of old.’
    • ‘The young Dalesmen were impressive in the earlier rounds in beating Pocklington and Ilkley.’
    • ‘KIT Calvert, the Dalesman who was the saviour of Wensleydale Cheese, has had his life and achievements recognised by the Yorkshire Society.’
    • ‘Two days later, lost on an A road as traffic whizzes past, I make a grievous error and flag down a Dalesman.’