Now there’s a word to conjure back into polite usage:
“a person, animal, or plant that lives or is found in a particular place” or “a foreigner allowed certain rights in their adopted country” but also, metaphorically, someone with tacit ownership or squatters’ rights of a place, as with the German stammtisch.
Often followed by “…of the deep” referring to sea-creatures, kraken, &c.


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4 Responses to Denizen

  1. You know how much I love words…denizen…it’s quite often used to describe someone rich and influential who’s migrated somewhere…see it books a lot. Great word…rolls right off your tongue.

  2. Arkenaten says:

    Didn’t Denizen Lore used to play for Manchester United? Maybe I’m thinking of some other bloke? 😉

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