from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Of or relating to the Cymry.
- n. See Welsh.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- proper n. The Welsh language.
- n. A member or descendant of the people of Wales
- n. A breed of domestic cat, developed in Canada, principally characterized by suppression of the tail and by a semi-long-haired coat, with a medium-sized, rounded, cobby body; it is the longhair version of the Manx cat.
- n. A cat of this breed.
- adj. Of or pertaining to the Cymry, the native people of Wales.
- adj. Of or pertaining to Wales or the Welsh language.
- adj. Of or pertaining to the Cymric cat breed.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Welsh.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Of or pertaining to the Cymry and their kindred, the Cornishmen and Bretons.
- n. The language of the Cymry, or of the Cymric division of the Celtic race of Britain.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a Celtic language of Wales
The Cymric was the thirty-seventh passenger liner sunk by U-boats since the loss of Lusitania and the fourth passenger liner sunk during the second offensive.
They frowned upon the idea of Cymric Land becoming rich by mining, and smelting, and selling iron.
Thus the "Cymric" carried a brigade division of artillery, 18 guns, 36 wagons, 351 officers and men, 430 horses, with all the ammunition and impedimenta, besides a battalion of infantry; in all nearly 1,600 men.
At one time, the Welsh-speaking area of Britain extended as far north as Catterick, before territorial defeat pushed the language into the Cymric peninsula.
These men were of the last Celtic race to invade the Isles and their barbaric civilization was of much higher order than that of their Cymric kin.
"And so these Cymric Britons face Rome," said Bran.
The last of these was the 13,370-ton liner Cymric, bound for America and torpedoed without warning off the Irish coast with the loss of five lives.
The captain of the U-boat that sank the Cymric was Walther Schwieger, who had torpedoed Lusitania and Hesperian.
The Cymric tribes of Britain were a mixed Nordic-Cimmerian race which preceded the purely Nordic Britons into the isles, and thus gave rise to a legend of Gaelic priority.
I daresay the ancient conflict of two nations smoldered strangely in his breast; but the Cymric charm was also there.
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