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Definition of Germans
GermanGerman Ger"man, a. [L. Germanus. See German, n.]
Of or pertaining to Germany.
German Baptists. See Dunker.
German bit, a wood-boring tool, having a long elliptical
pod and a scew point.
German carp (Zo["o]l.), the crucian carp.
German millet (Bot.), a kind of millet (Setaria Italica,
var.), whose seed is sometimes used for food.
German paste, a prepared food for caged birds.
German process (Metal.), the process of reducing copper ore
in a blast furnace, after roasting, if necessary.
German sarsaparilla, a substitute for sarsaparilla extract.
German sausage, a polony, or gut stuffed with meat partly
German silver (Chem.), a silver-white alloy, hard and
tough, but malleable and ductile, and quite permanent in
the air. It contains nickel, copper, and zinc in varying
proportions, and was originally made from old copper slag
at Henneberg. A small amount of iron is sometimes added to
make it whiter and harder. It is essentially identical
with the Chinese alloy packfong. It was formerly much
used for tableware, knife handles, frames, cases, bearings
of machinery, etc., but is now largely superseded by other
German steel (Metal.), a metal made from bog iron ore in a
forge, with charcoal for fuel.
German text (Typog.), a character resembling modern German
type, used in English printing for ornamental headings,
etc., as in the words,
Note: This line is German Text.
German tinder. See Amadou. GermanGerman Ger"man, a. [OE. german, germain, F. germain, fr. L.
germanus full, own (said of brothers and sisters who have the
same parents); akin to germen germ. Cf. Germ, Germane.]
Nearly related; closely akin.
Wert thou a leopard, thou wert german to the lion.
Brother german. See Brother german.
Cousins german. See the Note under Cousin.
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