The Natives Of Great Britain

This Includes: The Northern Irish, The Scottish, The Welsh and The English.

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Brit"ish (?), a. [AS. Brittisc, Bryttisc.]

Of or pertaining to Great Britain or to its inhabitants; -- sometimes restrict to the original inhabitants.

British gum, a brownish substance, very soluble in cold water, formed by heating dry starch at a temperature of about 600° Fahr. It corresponds, in its properties, to dextrin, and is used, in solution, as a substitute for gum in stiffering goods. -- British lion, the national emblem of Great Britain. -- British seas, the four seas which surround Great Britain.

 

© Webster 1913.


Brit"ish, n. pl.

People of Great Britain.

 

© Webster 1913.

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