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Definitions of british

  1. The people of Great Britain or of the British Empire. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  2. The language of the ancient Britons. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  3. Of or pertaining to Great Britain or to its inhabitants; - sometimes restricted to the original inhabitants. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. Of or relating to Great Britain or its inhabitants; relating to the ancient Britons. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  5. Pertaining to Great Britain or its people. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  6. Pertaining to Great Britain, the United Kingdom, or the British Empire. Britannic. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  7. Pertaining to Great Britain, or its inhabitants. British gum, a gum made from starch, used for stiffening goods. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.

Usage examples for british

  1. " No English lady ever expressed a wish that a British officer did not feel bound in honor to grant," he says. – Miss Caprice by St. George Rathborne
  2. The British war- ships are going up the river! – Then Marched the Brave by Harriet T. Comstock
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