Blankshire

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

blank +‎ shire

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Blankshire

  1. (chiefly dated) Used as an anonymous placeholder for the name of a British county.
    • 1878, John Byrne Leicester Warren, Salvia Richmond
      "Dooced good fishing in Blankshire," threw in Charlie Mayne.
    • 1999, Mark Fletcher, Managing communication in local government, page 84:
      That might, however, turn into, 'A senior officer today said that Blankshire District Council spends too much time and money in training'.

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