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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8) Then, on 29 August, the dancers were at a garden fete in Bude where, the West Briton and Cornwall Advertiser reported, 'Amid many attractions, perhaps the most interesting was that of the Lew Trenchard Village Troupe, in their country dances, trained by the Rev.
Flanker Phillip Gilroy scored two tries to lead Five South West Crynant to a superb 30-25 victory at Four South West Briton Ferry.
He also contacted his local newspaper, the West Briton.
The man, who owns a chain of sueprmarkets in the UK and a hotel here, wrote the piece in the West Briton and Falmouth newspapers.
Most were educated during the war when Newport schools were blighted by a generation of incurable west Briton teachers who denigrated Welsh history and culture.
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