Definition of English. Meaning of English. Synonyms of English
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Definition of English
English 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
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. EnglishEnglish 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. EnglishEnglish 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.
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.]
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