Englishman


Englishman
Englishman O.E. Engliscman, from ENGLISH (Cf. English) (1) + MAN (Cf. man) (n.). Englishwoman is from c.1400. Englander "native of England" is from 1820; in some cases from Ger. Engländer.

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  • Englishman — (or Englishwoman) ► NOUN ▪ a person from England. ● an Englishman s home is his castle Cf. ↑an Englishman s home is his castle …   English terms dictionary

  • Englishman — may refer to: *English people *grey partridge * Jenny Bea Englishman, real name of the Canadien singer Esthero …   Wikipedia

  • englishman's — englishman s; Englishman s; …   English syllables

  • Englishman — Eng lish*man ( man), n.; pl. {Englishmen} ( men). A native or a naturalized inhabitant of England. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Englishman — [iŋ′glishmən] n. pl. Englishmen [iŋ′glishmən; ] also [ iŋ′lishmən] 1. a person born or living in England, esp. a man 2. an English ship …   English World dictionary

  • englishman —    ‘You wicked Englishman’ is spoken by an Irishman to an Englishman in The Sleepers of Erin, by Jonathan Gash. The national description adds little in this case, ‘man’ on its own would have carried the same meaning. Dover One, by Joyce Porter,… …   A dictionary of epithets and terms of address

  • Englishman — see one Englishman can beat three Frenchmen an Englishman’s house is his castle an Englishman’s word is his bond …   Proverbs new dictionary

  • Englishman — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Englishman, homme anglais, en anglais, peut faire référence à : Jenny Bea Englishman, le vrai nom de la chanteuse canadienne Esthero, un album et une …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Englishman — UK [ˈɪŋɡlɪʃmən] / US noun [countable] Word forms Englishman : singular Englishman plural Englishmen UK [ˈɪŋɡlɪʃmən] / US a man from England …   English dictionary

  • Englishman — A native of England; a citizen of England. One of English ancestry. See Once an Englishman always an Englishman …   Ballentine's law dictionary


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