Associations to the word «Devonshire»


DEVONSHIRE, proper noun. The former (pre 1974) name for the county of Devon, England.
DEVONSHIRE STEW, noun. A stew of meat, onion, cabbage, etc.
DEVONSHIRE TEA, noun. A cream tea as traditionally served in Devon.
DEVONSHIRE TEAS, noun. Plural of Devonshire tea

Dictionary definition

DEVONSHIRE, noun. A county in southwestern England.

Wise words

Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.
William Butler Yeats