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(a.) Of or pertaining to England, or to its inhabitants, or to the present so-called Anglo-Saxon race.

(a.) See 1st Bond, n., 8.

(n.) Collectively, the people of England; English people or persons.

(n.) The language of England or of the English nation, and of their descendants in America, India, and other countries.

(n.) A kind of printing type, in size between Pica and Great Primer. See Type.

(n.) 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.

(v. t.) To translate into the English language; to Anglicize; hence, to interpret; to explain.

(v. t.) 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.