Welsh·​man ˈwelsh-mən How to pronounce Welshman (audio)
: a native or inhabitant of Wales

Examples of Welshman in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web That’s a career solo best for the Welshman, bettering the No. 8 peak for his debut solo LP Don’t Let The Devil Take Another Day from 2020. Lars Brandle, Billboard, 13 May 2024 First-year head coach Eric Ramsay has been adjusting midseason to his new team within a foreign league, and the Welshman has to manage a squad around the glaring absence of its best player. Andy Greder, Twin Cities, 12 Apr. 2024 Not just for this young Welshman, and his home sport, but also potentially for the international reach of the NFL, which is trying to grow its market share in the United Kingdom and across Europe. Alexander Smith, NBC News, 19 Jan. 2024 Compton, paired with Welshman Ian Woosnam and Australian Marc Leishman in Thursday’s first round, played another nine holes on Tuesday, shooting 1-over 37. Leonard Shapiro, Miami Herald, 30 Jan. 2024 Yet the country has played its part in distilling history — a Welshman is considered one of the founding fathers of bourbon — and a recent revival of whisky production has prompted new rules governing which liquor can call itself Welsh. Stephen Castle, New York Times, 14 Jan. 2024 The Welshman Madoc ap Owain Gwynedd is said to have landed near what is now Mobile, Alabama, around 1170. Terry W. Hartle, The Christian Science Monitor, 11 Jan. 2024

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Word History

First Known Use

13th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Welshman was in the 13th century

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“Welshman.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Welshman. Accessed 15 Jun. 2024.

Kids Definition


Welsh·​man ˈwelsh-mən How to pronounce Welshman (audio)
: a person born or living in Wales
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