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Definition of english:

  1. A kind of printing type, in size between Pica and Great Primer. See Type.
  2. A twist or spinning motion given to a ball in striking it that influences the direction it will take after touching a cushion or another ball.
  3. Collectively, the people of England; people or persons.
  4. Of or pertaining to England, or to its inhabitants, or to the present so- called Anglo- Saxon race.
  5. See 1st Bond, n., 8.
  6. The language of England or of the nation, and of their descendants in America, India, and other countries.
  7. 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.
  8. To translate into the language; to Anglicize; hence, to interpret; to explain.


Anglican, English language, position, Anglo-Saxon, Anglo-, Norman, Anglic, side of meat, non-Celtic, face, insular, Britannic, English-speaking, incline, the English, English people, Limey, side, Commonwealth, Anglian, slope, Saxon, Anglicized.

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