Cornish


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Cor·nish

 (kôr′nĭsh)
adj.
Of or relating to Cornwall, its people, or the Cornish language.
n.
1. The Brittonic language of Cornwall, which has been extinct since the late 1700s.
2. Any of an English breed of domestic chickens often crossbred to produce roasters.

Cornish

(ˈkɔːnɪʃ)
adj
1. (Placename) of, relating to, or characteristic of Cornwall, its inhabitants, their former language, or their present-day dialect of English
2. (Languages) of, relating to, or characteristic of Cornwall, its inhabitants, their former language, or their present-day dialect of English
n
3. (Languages) a former language of Cornwall, belonging to the S Celtic branch of the Indo-European family and closely related to Breton: extinct by 1800
4. (Peoples) the Cornish (functioning as plural) the natives or inhabitants of Cornwall

Cor•nish

(ˈkɔr nɪʃ)

adj.
1. of or pertaining to Cornwall, England, its inhabitants, or the language Cornish.
n.
2. the Celtic language of Cornwall, extinct since c1800.
3. one of an English breed of small flavorsome chickens raised chiefly for crossbreeding. Compare Rock Cornish.
[1350–1400; late Middle English, appar. syncopated variant of Middle English Cornwelisse. See Cornwall, -ish1]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Cornish - a Celtic language spoken in Cornwall
Brittanic, Brythonic - a southern group of Celtic languages
2.Cornish - English breed of compact domestic fowl; raised primarily to crossbreed to produce roasters
domestic fowl, fowl, poultry - a domesticated gallinaceous bird thought to be descended from the red jungle fowl
Adj.1.Cornish - of or related to Cornwall or its people or the Cornish language
Translations
korni
コーンウォール語
Cornisch
Cornish

Cornish

[ˈkɔːnɪʃ]
A. ADJde Cornualles
B. N (Ling) → córnico m
C. CPD Cornish pasty Nempanada f de Cornualles (con cebolla, patata y carne)

Cornish

[ˈkɔːrnɪʃ]
adjde Cornouailles, cornouaillais(e)
n (= language) → cornouaillais mCornish pasty [ˌkɔːnɪʃˈpæstɪ] n (British) chausson à la viande et aux légumes

Cornish

adjkornisch, aus Cornwall
n (Ling) → Kornisch nt

Cornish

[ˈkɔːnɪʃ] adjdella Cornovaglia
References in classic literature ?
He had lately fallen ill with over-work, and when he began to recover, his friend Flambeau had taken him on a cruise in a small yacht with Sir Cecil Fanshaw, a young Cornish squire and an enthusiast for Cornish coast scenery.
There's a Cornish property going a begging, sir, and not a Cornish Clennam to have it for the asking,' said Pancks, taking his note- book from his breast pocket and putting it in again.
He had been to visit his friend the Cornish ogre, and had stayed with him for seven years.
A few minutes later he took his place in the Cornish Express.
I ain't sure but she's goin' to turn out somethin' remarkable,--a singer, or a writer, or a lady doctor like that Miss Parks up to Cornish.
The tie between the Dagonets, the du Lacs of Maryland, and their aristocratic Cornish kinsfolk, the Trevennas, had always remained close and cordial.
She had opened the postern gate in the wall, and through the narrow opening was framed a wonderful picture of the Cornish sea, rolling into the rock-studded bay.
Cornish was attacked as though he had suddenly become a public enemy, when he set out to establish the first telephone service.
The writer is one, Thackeray, a half-monstrous Cornish giant, kind of painter, Cambridge man, and Paris newspaper correspondent, who is now writing for his life in London.
Having been condemned, by nature and fortune, to active and restless life, in two months after my return, I again left my native country, and took shipping in the Downs, on the 20th day of June, 1702, in the Adventure, Captain John Nicholas, a Cornish man, commander, bound for Surat.
Have ye ever heard of the wooing of Sir Keith, the stout young Cornish knight, in good King Arthur's time?
Great tracts of the earth lay now beneath the autumn sun, and the whole of England, from the bald moors to the Cornish rocks, was lit up from dawn to sunset, and showed in stretches of yellow, green, and purple.