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Cornish Names

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By Tre, Pol, and Pen,

You shall know the Cornishmen.”

Thus, Tre [a town] gives Trefry, Tregengon, Tregony, Tregothnan, Trelawy, Tremayne, Trevannion, Treveddoe, Trewithen, etc.

Pol [a head] gives Polkerris Point, Polperro, Polwheel, etc.

Pen [a top] gives Penkevil, Penrice, Penrose, Pentire, etc.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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