from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A man who is a native or inhabitant of Cornwall, England.
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- n. A man from Cornwall.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A native or an inhabitant of Cornwall, England; specifically, a man belonging to the original stock of Cornish people.
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- n. a man who is a native or inhabitant of Cornwall
Is be a Cornishman, is he a Cockney, is he a Northumbrian, is he Devonshire or what is he?
Maybe it will seem strange that I, a South Saxon of the line of Ella, had aught at all to do with a West Welshman -- a Cornishman, that is -- of the race and line of Arthur, in the days when the yet unforgotten hatred between our peoples was at its highest; and so it was in truth, at first.
"Cornishman," and is said to be the first Great Western train ever booked at a mile a minute, and the first train on any London Railway even "scheduled" at that speed.
The King's Post Being a volume of historical facts relating to the posts, mail coaches, coach roads, and railway mail services of and connected with the ancient city of Bristol from 1580 to the present time
Merryn Killeya, a Cornishman business development manager who joined demonstrations against changes, remained unimpressed: I think it's a great shame.
Adams is rated around 2720, world top 30, to McShane's 2680, world top 50, and the Cornishman Adams also has a big plus score against the younger Londoner in their individual games.
As the Cornishman gazes around his publishers 'modern offices in Hammersmith, you wonder whether the bright young things at their keyboards fully appreciate the punishment their latest author has absorbed.
Peter Lanyon, St IvesPeter Lanyon was the lone Cornishman of the St Ives school and his paintings and sculptures are rooted in the local landscape.
Part of the company's Asylum season, it tells of a proud Cornishman, Trevor Stuggs, who decides that direct action is the only answer to his problems.
Spare a thought for a Cornishman stuck near Probus with an eight hour journey to London ahead of him tomorrow and a skinful and hours of following the OBO tonight as this farmhouse has no Sky even before the inevitable delays.
"Could be, I suppose, but I've yet to meet a Frenchie could tell a Cockney from a Cornishman."