villagery

villagery

(ˈvɪlɪdʒrɪ)
npl -ries
1. (Human Geography) villages collectively
2. (Human Geography) a group of villages
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Villagery

 villages collectively, 1560.
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Either I mistake your shape and making quite, Or else you are that shrewd and knavish sprite Call'd Robin Goodfellow: are not you he That frights the maidens of the villagery.
But, as I have remarked already, their whole quality is drastically different from that of the faeries "of the villagery," creatures who, as Dr.
One can see the villagery of baseball in the late nineteenth century in the upper Miami River Valley in western Ohio, in a stretch of sixty miles north from Miamisburg to Wapakoneta.