West Briton

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West Briton

n.
1. A native of the western part of Great Britain, especially Cornwall.
2. Offensive A native Irishman or Irishwoman whose sympathies lie toward England: "To say you'd write for a rag like that. I didn't think you were a West Briton" (James Joyce).

West British adj.
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I come from an Anglo-Irish background which at times meant that in certain quarters I was regarded as a West Brit - a term that I regard as a form of abuse.
It looks significant Fehily makes the trip to Huntingdon for only one ride, on the Longsdon-trained West Brit in the 2m1/2f handicap hurdle (3.
West Brit (8-1) was an impressive winner of the John Smith's Scottish Triumph Hurdle (Juvenile).
Now, before the usual headcases write in, outing me as a west Brit, I'm not slagging off the show.
It was his love of the BBC that made him later refer to himself as growing up not purely as Irish but "a West Brit.
Apparently calling your friend (or cara, if that appeases the headcases among you) your mate is a sign of being a rampant west Brit, so I doubt he'll enjoy the Paddy-bashing above.
Charlie Longsdon, trainer of West Brit "I couldn't get a third outing into him for the Fred Winter and he's a big outsider, but he's massively improved and was only 90 per cent when winning at Musselburgh.
At this stage, her husband could probably run as a Unionist and poll better in the famously West Brit constituency.
Charlie Longsdon, trainer of West Brit "I couldn't get a third run into him for the Fred Winter and he's a big outsider, but he's massively improved and was only 90 per cent when winning at Musselburgh.
30 Cheltenham Sporting (50:30:20:10) 13-16 Grumeti, 12-15 Sadler's Risk, 11-14 Baby Mix, 9-12 Pearl Swan, 8-11 Balder Succes, 7-9 Shadow Catcher, 6-8 Darroun, 5-7 Urbain De Sivola, Hollow Tree, Hisaabaat, 3-5 Dodging Bullets, 2-4 Ut De Sivola, 1-3 West Brit, Countywide Flame, Asaid.
There are West Brit elements, in and around Dublin.
JCB Triumph entry West Brit gave him a quick double when taking the juvenile hurdle, Paddy Brennan driving him out to win by three and three-quarter lengths from the front-running Kie.
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