American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Of or relating to Cornwall, its people, or the Cornish language.
- n. The Brittonic language of Cornwall, which has been extinct since the late 18th century.
- n. Any of an English breed of domestic fowl often crossbred to produce roasters.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Pertaining to Cornwall, a county of England, forming its southwestern extremity, celebrated for its mines, especially of tin and copper.
- In heraldry, same as aylet.
- n. The ancient language of Cornwall, a dialect of the Cymric or British branch of the Celtic languages. It became extinct as a spoken language about the end of the eighteenth century.
- n. An obsolete or provincial form of cornice.
- n. The Celtic language of Cornwall, related to Welsh and Breton.
- adj. Of or pertaining to Cornwall, a county of southwest England.
- adj. Native to Cornwall.
- n. collectively The inhabitants of Cornwall, especially native-born.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Of or pertaining to Cornwall, in England.
- n. The dialect, or the people, of Cornwall.
- n. English breed of compact domestic fowl; raised primarily to crossbreed to produce roasters
- n. a Celtic language spoken in Cornwall
- adj. of or related to Cornwall or its people or the Cornish language
- Corn(wall) + -ish. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“CORNISH - The former wife of the man who called himself Clark Rockefeller has offered to give a historic church back to Cornish.”
“Non-Cornish makers of "Cornish" pasties wish the same decision had been made about their product, which will now have to drop the word "Cornish" or be in breach of place-of-origin food rules introduced in 1992.”
“Joe Cornish is a friend of Edgar Wright, so this could be extremely interesting.”
“Ben Whishaw in “Bright Star” - Abbie Cornish is getting lots of (much-deserved) attention, but Whishaw should get just as much for bringing a beautiful excitement to his Keats.”
“As for the books, I didn't read them until i was 50, and they thrilled me and chilled me and wrapped me in Cornish fogs, Welsh mists, and always a great sense of place.”
“This is sometimes called Cornish broth, though in Cornwall a piece of meat or bones are generally boiled with the vegetables.”
“The Adventures of Tintin: Secret of the Unicorn,” from a screenplay by Steven Moffat, Edgar Wright and Joe Cornish, is produced by Spielberg, Peter Jackson and Kathleen Kennedy, is the first in the series of 3D motion capture films based on the iconic character created by Georges Remi, better known to the world by his pen name “Herge” and is due for release in 2011.”
“When Ali let herself into the house well after four on Friday afternoon, the aroma of baking scones reminded her that this was Friday, and Sister Anselm was expected around five for what Leland liked to call his Cornish cream tea.”
“We will go downtown to the Cornish, which is this wonderful waterfront area in Basra where the restaurants are.”
“Of Cumric there are three dialects, the speech of Cumru or Wales; that of Armorica or, as the Welsh call it, Llydaw, and the Cornish, which is no longer spoken, and only exists in books and in the names of places.”
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