- a native or inhabitant of Cornwall.
Origin of Cornishman
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Examples from the Web for cornishman
With a cry of pain the Cornishman flung himself to one side and tore loose.The Highgrader
William MacLeod Raine
The Cornishman left his work and walked to Fairchild's side.The Cross-Cut
Courtney Ryley Cooper
“Well, yes, I suppose it is,” said the Cornishman thoughtfully.
“Ahoy to you, and good morning, whoever you are,” cried the Cornishman.
As soon as they were a few yards away, the Cornishman laughed and winked.
- a man who is a native or inhabitant of Cornwall
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