Welshman

Definitions

  • TAFFY WAS A WELSHMAN
    TAFFY WAS A WELSHMAN
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Welshman a native or resident of Wales
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Welshman A native or inhabitant of Wales; one of the Welsh.
    • Welshman (Zoöl) A squirrel fish.
    • Welshman (Zoöl) The large-mouthed black bass. See Black bass.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n Welshman A native of the principality of Wales, or a member of the Welsh race.
    • n Welshman A local name of the black-bass and of the squirrel-fish.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Welshman a native of Wales
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. welisc, foreign—wealh (pl. wealas), a foreigner, esp. the Celts or Welshmen.

Usage

In literature:

If you had said you were a Welshman, I should not have been surprised.
"Lavengro the Scholar - the Gypsy - the Priest" by George Borrow
In this way was John Williams, a hard-working, honorable Welshman, buried.
"Other Main-Travelled Roads" by Hamlin Garland
Our surgeon, David Gwynne, was, I need scarcely say, a Welshman.
"James Braithwaite, the Supercargo" by W.H.G. Kingston
Honest Master Clough, however, with the excited feelings of a warm-hearted Welshman, pursued him.
"The Golden Grasshopper" by W.H.G. Kingston
But to the New South Welshman my doctrine is a stumbling-block and to the Victorian it is foolishness.
"Recollections" by David Christie Murray
Who, I have heard him say, would be a Welshman, if he could be an Englishman?
"Lavengro The Scholar - The Gypsy - The Priest, Vol. 2 (of 2)" by George Borrow
If you had said you were a Welshman, I should not have been surprised.
"Lavengro The Scholar, the Gypsy, the Priest" by George Borrow
Well may the Welshman's eyes lower on them, whatever may be the looks of the Welsh women.
"Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine - Volume 54, No. 338, December 1843" by Various
All of this may seem funny in the telling, but to see the little Welshman's heart breaking in him was no pleasant matter.
"In Our Town" by William Allen White
Many of our Welsh people (he was a Welshman) are going to settle in North Carolina, where land is cheap.
"The Printer Boy." by William M. Thayer
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In poetry:

Each Welshman in a month, or so,
May learn, if he'll the study mind,
To read all that he needs to know:
What's that? — if One be well-inclin'd.
"Advice To Hear, And To Read, The Word Of God" by Rees Prichard
And this my Book, The Welshman's Candle, nam'd;
Because therein I've most sincerely aim'd
Each ignorant and darkling mind to light,
And taught him, how to serve his God aright.
"An Epistle To The Reader" by Rees Prichard

In news:

Leighton Rees, an imposing Welshman who became the world's first professional dart-throwing champion, died on June 8 in Pontypridd, South Wales.
This madcap Welshman collected 15 years of complimentary cosmetics, displayed them in an art gallery, and then released a companion album of whimsically rewarding, mildly schizophrenic psych-pop.
Karaoke With The Mad Welshman .
Karaoke Every Thursday Nite With The Mad Welshman .
Andre Villas-Boas admitted Friday that Tottenham will struggle to hold on to Gareth Bale , after the Welshman's man-of-the-match display that saw Spurs end Liverpool's eight-match unbeaten run.
Leighton Rees, an imposing Welshman who became the world's first professional dart -throwing champion, died on June 8 in Pontypridd, South Wales.
Andre Villas-Boas admitted Friday that Tottenham will struggle to hold on to Gareth Bale, after the Welshman's man-of-the-match display that saw Spurs end Liverpool's eight-match unbeaten run.
Mark Hughes became the second Premier League manager to be sacked within the space of the three days after the Welshman paid the price for Queens Park Rangers' dismal start to the 2012-13 English Premier League season.
I </span & n the fall of 1902, Willamette Valley farmer Ellis Hughes, "a humble, intelligent Welshman," (according to Scientific American), was cutting wood near the present town of West Linn when lunchtime came.
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