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Hwel an Boys
The word <boyes> does appear in Cornish as a borrowing from English. It is found in the Cornish text – Bewnans Ke, line 40/10.
ECF: <hwel> ‘mine, workings’ + <an> ‘the’ + <boyes> ‘boys’.
Wheale an Boyes 1677 (mine bounds) (RIC, HM/12/1, 1677) Wheal Boys 1884 (Symons, 1884)