upstreeter
 n.— «For nearly four centuries they have lived in a section the Indians called Accabonac, now known as Springs or Bonac, north of the village that is the wealthy’s playground. They are known as Bonackers, an insular group who fishes and farms and serves the grand homes and summer businesses of the fancy folk they call “upstreeters.”» —“Hamptons’ Centuries-Old Fishing Practices in Peril” by Corey Kilgannon in East Hampton, New York New York Times July 7, 2007. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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