The ancient language of Cornwall with an enlarged glossary of Cornish provincial words. Also contains information about Dolly Pentreath, the last known person who spoke the ancient Cornish language as her mother tongue. Long descended from Cornishmen the writer has a clannish fondness for Cornish words and phrases.
DOCY, Pretty charming or neat in person i.e. A docy little maid.
STEW Fuss, ill temper, row i.e. What a stew you're in!
PENNY LIGGY. Hard up for cash.
Reading this book you can see where the English language has got some of it's phrases from. It is a lovely book with words that will delight the reader. A must for those with Cornish interests.
High quality scanned images of the whole of the original book. This CD can be viewed by any computer using Adobe Acrobat Reader (version 4 or later recommended). The data on this CD is completely self-contained, and requires no installation.
This CD book has been formatted to be searchable using Adobe Acrobat Reader.
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