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Definition of English

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Note: In some parts of America, especially in New England, the name walnut is given to several species of hickory (Carya), and their fruit. Ash-leaved walnut, a tree (Juglans fraxinifolia), native in Transcaucasia. Black walnut, a North American tree (J. nigra) valuable for its purplish brown wood, which is extensively used in cabinetwork and for gunstocks. The nuts are thick-shelled, and nearly globular. English, or European, walnut, a tree (J. regia), native of Asia from the Caucasus to Japan, valuable for its timber and for its excellent nuts, which are also called Madeira nuts. Walnut brown, a deep warm brown color, like that of the heartwood of the black walnut. Walnut oil, oil extracted from walnut meats. It is used in cooking, making soap, etc. White walnut, a North American tree (J. cinerea), bearing long, oval, thick-shelled, oily nuts, commonly called butternuts. See Butternut.
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English Eng"lish, a. [AS. Englisc, fr. Engle, Angle, Engles, Angles, a tribe of Germans from the southeast of Sleswick, in Denmark, who settled in Britain and gave it the name of England. Cf. Anglican.] Of or pertaining to England, or to its inhabitants, or to the present so-called Anglo-Saxon race. English bond (Arch.) See 1st Bond, n., 8. English breakfast tea. See Congou. English horn. (Mus.) See Corno Inglese. English walnut. (Bot.) See under Walnut.
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English Eng"lish, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Englished; p. pr. & vb. n. Englishing.] 1. To translate into the English language; to Anglicize; hence, to interpret; to explain. Those gracious acts . . . may be Englished more properly, acts of fear and dissimulation. --Milton. Caxton does not care to alter the French forms and words in the book which he was Englishing. --T. L. K. Oliphant. 2. (Billiards) To strike (the cue ball) in such a manner as to give it in addition to its forward motion a spinning motion, that influences its direction after impact on another ball or the cushion. [U.S.]

Meaning of English from wikipedia

- English or english in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. English usually refers to: English language English people English may also refer to: English,...
- English is a West Germanic language in the Indo-European language family, whose speakers, called Anglophones, originated in early medieval England. The...
- The English Wikipedia is the primary English-language edition of Wikipedia, an online encyclopedia. It was created by Jimmy Wales and Larry Sanger on January...
- Old English (Englisċ, pronounced [ˈeŋɡliʃ]), or Anglo-Saxon, is the earliest recorded form of the English language, spoken in England and southern and...
- The alphabet for Modern English is a Latin-script alphabet consisting of 26 letters, each having an upper- and lower-case form. The word alphabet is a...
- British English (BrE, en-GB, or BE) is the set of varieties of the English language native to the island of Great Britain. More narrowly, it can refer...
- English, sometimes called United States English or U.S. English, is the set of varieties of the English language native to the United States. English...
- The English football league system, also known as the football pyramid, is a series of interconnected leagues for men's ****ociation football clubs in...
- Canadian English (CanE, CE, en-CA) encomp****es the varieties of English used in Canada. According to the 2016 census, English was the first language of...
- Middle English (abbreviated to ME) is a form of the English language that was spoken after the Norman Conquest of 1066, until the late 15th century. The...