Origin of beamishbeam + -ish; used (? in sense of happy) by Lewis Carroll in Through the Looking-Glass
Smiling, as with happiness or optimism.
beam + -ish
- Histories, Of The Maritime Provinces Have Been Written By Thomas Chandler;Haliburton, Beamish Murdoch And James Hannay.
- There are also translations of Flatey and Red Eric Saga in Beamish, Discovery of North America by the Northmen (Lond., 1841); E.
- Beamish, The Psychonomy of the Hand (1865); Frith and Allen, The Science of Palmistry (1883); Cotton, Palmistry and its practical uses (1890).