- the West Country the southwest of England, esp Cornwall, Devon, and Somerset
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Historical Examples of west country
"Good times to you among your west-country people," said the mermaid.Granny's Wonderful Chair
A west-country term for a man who draws a barge along by a rope.
Also, a west-country term for the sand-eel, a capital bait for mackerel.
"When Rame and Dodman meet" is a West-country way of mentioning the impossible.The Cornish Coast (South)
Charles G. Harper
Soon shall the West-country merchants be here with their winter truck.The Roots of the Mountains