from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Of or relating to Cornwall, its people, or the Cornish language.
  • n. The Brittonic language of Cornwall, which has been extinct since the late 18th century.
  • n. Any of an English breed of domestic fowl often crossbred to produce roasters.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • proper n. The Celtic language of Cornwall, related to Welsh and Breton.
  • adj. Of or pertaining to Cornwall, a county of southwest England.
  • adj. Native to Cornwall.
  • n. The inhabitants of Cornwall, especially native-born.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Of or pertaining to Cornwall, in England.
  • n. The dialect, or the people, of Cornwall.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Pertaining to Cornwall, a county of England, forming its southwestern extremity, celebrated for its mines, especially of tin and copper.
  • In heraldry, same as aylet.
  • n. The ancient language of Cornwall, a dialect of the Cymric or British branch of the Celtic languages. It became extinct as a spoken language about the end of the eighteenth century.
  • n. An obsolete or provincial form of cornice.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. English breed of compact domestic fowl; raised primarily to crossbreed to produce roasters
  • n. a Celtic language spoken in Cornwall
  • adj. of or related to Cornwall or its people or the Cornish language


Corn(wall) + -ish.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)



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