Cousin Jack

noun

: cornishman
especially : a Cornish miner

Word History

First Known Use

1857, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Cousin Jack was in 1857

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Cite this Entry

“Cousin Jack.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Cousin%20Jack. Accessed 13 Jul. 2024.

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