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Welshman

[welsh-muh n, welch-]
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noun, plural Welsh·men.
  1. a native or inhabitant of Wales.
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Also Welchman.

Origin of Welshman

before 900; Middle English Welische man, Old English Wilisc mon; see Welsh, man1
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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


British Dictionary definitions for welshman

Welshman

feminine Welshwoman

noun plural -men or -women
  1. a native or inhabitant of Wales
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