Definition of Rock cornish

1. Noun. Small plump hybrid developed by crossbreeding Plymouth Rock and Cornish fowl.

Generic synonyms: Domestic Fowl, Fowl, Poultry
Terms within: Rock Cornish Hen

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rock Cornish

Roche limit
Roche limits
Rochelle powder
Rochelle salt
Rochelle salts
Rocher's sign
Rochon prism
Rock Cornish
Rock Cornish hen
Rock Island
Rock Paper Scissors
Rock Springs
Rock fever
Rock of Gibraltar
Rockefeller Republican

Literary usage of Rock cornish

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1. The Nomenclature of Petrology: With References to Selected Literature by Arthur Holmes (1920)
"... the rock does not crumble readily like china-clay rock; Cornish varieties contain white mica and fluorite. JA Howe: Mem. Geol. Surv. ..."

2. The Metallic Wealth of the United States: Described and Compared with that by Josiah Dwight Whitney (1854)
"... and its connection with the rock. Cornish miners having been first and most extensively employed in mining in this country, their terms have been ..."

3. Proverbs, Maxims and Phrases of All Ages: Classified Subjectively and by Robert Christy (1887)
"Rubbish. 1. Rubbish is only matter out of place. Rudder. 1. He that will not be ruled by the rudder, must be ruled by the rock. Cornish. 2. ..."

4. Cornwall by Arthur Leslie Salmon (1903)
"Rhys states that old traditions and the rock's Cornish name ("the hoar rock in the wood") prove that it was not always insular; but this is no argument, ..."

5. Dictionary of Quotations from Ancient and Modern, English and Foreign by James Wood (1893)
"... the nut must crack it Frisian Pr. He who will not be ruled by the rudder must be ruled by the rock. Cornish Pr. He who will sell his fame will also sell ..."

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