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[welsh-muh n, welch-] /ˈwɛlʃ mən, ˈwɛltʃ-/
noun, plural Welshmen.
a native or inhabitant of Wales.
Also, Welchman.
Origin of Welshman
before 900; Middle English Welische man, Old English Wilisc mon; see Welsh, man1 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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Examples from the Web for Welshman
Historical Examples
  • For that matter, an Irishman or a Welshman is more romantic than an Englishman to-day.

    The American Mind Bliss Perry
  • But that derned Welshman got around her and she growed cold.

  • If you had said you were a Welshman, I should not have been surprised.

    Lavengro George Borrow
  • In this way was John Williams, a hard-working, honorable Welshman, buried.

  • If you had said you were a Welshman, I should not p. 289have been surprised.

    Lavengro George Borrow
  • The judges signalled; and the Welshman called off his dog and withdrew.

    Bob, Son of Battle Alfred Ollivant
  • I am ready to conduct any Welshman or others to the country.

  • The Welshman eyed him suspiciously, perceived that he was not joking, and shook his head.

    Uncanny Tales Various
  • "It iss not fit," retorted the Welshman, turning on his heel.

    Uncanny Tales Various
  • I found that he was a Church of England clergyman by profession, and a Welshman by birth.

    Acadia Frederic S. Cozzens
British Dictionary definitions for Welshman


noun (pl) -men, -women
a native or inhabitant of Wales
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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