Webster 1913 Edition
Of or pertaining to Cornwall, in England.
a single-acting pumping engine, used in mines, in Cornwall and elsewhere, and for water works. A heavy pump rod or plunger, raised by the steam, forces up the water by its weight, in descending.
The dialect, or the people, of Cornwall.
Webster 1828 Edition
See also: cornish
- The Celtic language of Cornwall, related to Welsh and Breton.
- There is a movement to revive Cornish.
- A town in Maine
- A town in New Hampshire
- A town in Oklahoma
- A town in Utah, at the border with Idaho.
- A habitational surname referring to someone from Cornwall.
A Celtic language
Cornish (not comparable)
native to Cornwall
Cornish pl (plural only)
- (collectively) The inhabitants of Cornwall, especially native-born.
- Cornish–English Dictionary from Webster’s Online Dictionary
- Wiktionary's coverage of Cornish terms