1. Adjective.  English-language; of or pertaining to the English language.
  2. Adjective.  Of or pertaining to England or its people.
  3. Adjective.  Of or pertaining to an Englishman or Englishwoman.
  4. Adjective.  Of or pertaining to the avoirdupois system of measure.
  5. Proper noun.  The language originating in England but now spoken in all parts of the British Isles, the Commonwealth of Nations, the United States of America, and other parts of the world.
  6. Proper noun.  (''collective plural'') The people of England; Englishmen and Englishwomen.
  7. Noun.  One’s ability to employ the English language correctly.
  8. Noun.  The English-language term or expression for something.
  9. Noun.  Specific language or wording; a text or statements in speech, whether a translation or otherwise.
  10. Noun.  (countable) A regional type of spoken and or written English; a dialect.
  11. Verb.  (transitive) (archaic) To translate, adapt or render into English.
  12. Noun.  (US) Spinning or rotary motion given to a ball around the vertical axis, as in billiards or bowling.

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