140. English

See also 236. LANGUAGE .

1 . a word, idiom, or feature of the English language occurring in or borrowed by another language.
2 . U.S . a Briticism.
3 . any manner, idea, or custom typical of the English people. Also called Englishism .
an authority on the English language or English literature.
Briticism, Britishism
a word or phrase characteristic of speakers of English in Britain and not usually used by English speakers elsewhere.

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