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(pl. Cornishmen)
A man who is a native or inhabitant of Cornwall.

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"Cornishman" Quotes from Famous Books

... "St. Keyne," quoth the Cornishman, "many a time Drank of this crystal well, And before the angels summon'd her, She laid on the water ...
— The Book of Humorous Verse • Various

... which I borrow, sometimes for private study, sometimes (you understand?) for professional purposes. It contains a Book of Common Prayer as well as the Apocrypha. P. (a Cornishman, something of a mystic, two years my senior and full of mining experiences in Nevada and S. America) always finds a difficulty in parting with this, his one book. He is deep in it, this moment, at the ...
— Foe-Farrell • Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch

Words linked to "Cornishman" :   Cornwall, Englishman

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