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Cousin Jack

noun, plural Cousin Jacks.
1.
a Cornishman, especially a Cornish miner.
Origin of Cousin Jack
1875-1880
1875-80
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  • "Cousin Jack" is a strict Sabbatarian, but not so his rival from the east coast.

    Nooks and Corners of Cornwall C. A. Dawson Scott
  • There's fun enough here, Cousin Jack, if you make it yourself.

    Marjorie at Seacote Carolyn Wells
  • You and I are on the right, you know, Cousin Jack, so we count all on this side.

    Marjorie at Seacote Carolyn Wells
  • "Let's dispense with these trappings of woe," said Cousin Jack, dropping the black ribbons in a convenient waste-basket.

    Marjorie at Seacote Carolyn Wells
  • "A little out of season, but it's all right, my boy," said Cousin Jack.

    Marjorie at Seacote Carolyn Wells
  • So Marjorie was not admitted to the long confabs between her mother and Cousin Jack.

    Marjorie at Seacote Carolyn Wells
  • "Come with me, King," said Cousin Jack, going to the telephone in the library.

    Marjorie at Seacote Carolyn Wells
  • The motor seemed to go right through the flock of chickens, but Cousin Jack was a careful driver and didn't harm one of them.

    Marjorie at Seacote Carolyn Wells
  • These were new to the Maynards, but Cousin Jack soon taught them how to use them, and instructed them in a simple drill.

    Marjorie at Seacote Carolyn Wells
  • Also they had pasteboard tomahawks, and Cousin Jack taught them a war-whoop that was truly ear-splitting.

    Marjorie at Seacote Carolyn Wells

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