Cumbrian

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Cumbrian Pertaining to Cumberland, England, or to a system of rocks found there.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • cumbrian Of or pertaining to the early medieval British principality or kingdom of Cumbria or Strathclyde, or to Cumberland, a northern county of England, which constituted a part of it.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Cumbrian kum′bri-an (geol.) of or pertaining to a system of slaty rocks best developed in Cumberland and Westmorland, now merged in the Cambrian or Silurian system.
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Usage

In literature:

The ample Cumbrian kitchen would have afforded plenty of room, even for a larger separation.
"Chronicles of the Canongate" by Sir Walter Scott
They had bowed to a master, even those slow Cumbrians who admired little but fat cattle and blood horses.
"The Path of the King" by John Buchan
The priest, Nicholas Stevens by name, was not a Cumbrian.
"The Shadow of a Crime A Cumbrian Romance" by Hall Caine
The apartment had hardly the appearance of a room in a Cumbrian homestead.
"A Son of Hagar" by Sir Hall Caine
The wood-note wild: a loyal Cumbrian, Menteith.
"The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson, Volume XV" by Robert Louis Stevenson
The Cumbrians, of Cumberland, retained the British language till after the Conquest.
"The Ethnology of the British Islands" by Robert Gordon Latham
It may have been on the Cumbrian coast, or in the Isle of Man.
"The Poetical Works of William Wordsworth, Volume IV (of 8)" by William Wordsworth
The ample Cumbrian kitchen would have afforded plenty of room, even for a larger separation.
"International Short Stories" by Various
But the Cumbrian legend was first favourite, and to that I addressed myself.
"My First Book:" by Various
James Jackson, the Cumbrian 'Patriarch.
"Climbing in The British Isles, Vol. II" by W. P. Haskett Smith
In this quaint old quarto volume, the author discourses on the ancient art of "wrastling" as becometh one reared on Cumbrian soil.
"Wrestling and Wrestlers:" by Jacob Robinson
Curious entries in the parish books also indicate the bitter hatred of the Cumbrians for those from over the Border.
"Bygone Cumberland and Westmorland" by Daniel Scott
Samuel Sherwen, already alluded to, was surpassed in this direction by another Cumbrian clergyman, the Rev.
"Ecclesiastical Curiosities" by Various
His "Cumbrians" are identified with the "Welsh" of Strathclyde.
"The Testimony of Tradition" by David MacRitchie
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In news:

Reginald Hill has returned to his Cumbrian roots in his latest work, "The Woodcutter ".
A man arrested on suspicion of the murder of a 21-year-old Cumbrian woman has been released on bail .
A man arrested on suspicion of the murder of a Cumbrian woman is released on bail .
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