Sentence Examples


  • 'DOWSER and DOWSING (from the Cornish "dowse," M.E.
  • Alex didn't like highly spiced food, so she decided to bake Cornish game hens for the base of the meal.
  • The supersession of the Celtic Cornish by English, and of the Slavonic Old-Prussian by German, are but examples of a process which has for untold ages been supplanting native dialects, whose very names have mostly disappeared.
  • Thomas Cornish, suffragan bishop in the diocese of Bath and Wells, and provost of Oriel College, Oxford, from 1493 to 1507, appointed him chaplain of the college of St Mary Ottery, Devonshire.
  • Fowey (Fawy, Vawy, Fowyk) held a leading position amongst Cornish ports from the reign of Edward I.