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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  British  \Brit"ish\,  n.  pl 
  People  of  Great  Britain. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  British  \Brit"ish\  (br[i^]t"[i^]sh),  a.  [AS.  Brittisc 
  Bryttisc.] 
  Of  or  pertaining  to  Great  Britain  or  to  its  inhabitants;  -- 
  sometimes  restricted  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[deg]  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. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  British 
  adj  :  of  or  relating  to  or  characteristic  of  Great  Britain  or  its 
  people  or  culture;  "his  wife  is  British"  [syn:  {British}] 
  n  :  the  people  of  Great  Britain  [syn:  {British},  {British  people}, 
  {the  British},  {Brits}] 




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