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Maxonian (not comparable)
- Of or pertaining to the town of Macclesfield in Cheshire.
2013, Cliff Staniforth, Not All Bad: Memories of a Silk-town Childhood, page 110:
- […] gleeful grins on their faces and arms wrapped around girls of known questionable reputation who no self-respecting Maxonian lad would have touched with a barge pole.
2015 April 15, Alex Hibbert, “New events in memory of Joy Division's Ian Curtis”, in Macclesfield Express:
- An exhibition and play will both examine the Maxonian band's legacy.
2016 June 2, Rhiannon McDowall, “Barnaby Bites”, in Macclesfield Express:
- We’re delighted to also welcome back New Order’s Stephen Morris and Gillian Gilbert – both big supporters of Barnaby – on the decks for a special Maxonian session.
Maxonian (plural Maxonians)
- A native or inhabitant of Macclesfield.
1967, New Society, volume 9, number 236-248, page 892:
- As a fellow Macclesfieldian — or Maxonian as one was inexplicably called — I was fascinated to read the whole factual story of St Peter's Working Men's Institute, whose weekly affairs I used to report, all unknowing, in the days of bicycle clips and wet macs.
1992, Jan Webster, Bluebell Blue, page viii:
- My thanks to my friends Clifford and Pauline Baillie, true Maxonians both, who helped me with local colour and phrases.
2005, Evi Girling, Crime and Social Change in Middle England: Questions of Order in an English Town:
- One born-and-bred Maxonian, now living around High Street, proffered a cognate observation about the plight of those 'stuck' on Moss Rose