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  8  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
 
 
  Note:  In  some  parts  of  America,  especially  in  New  England, 
  the  name  walnut  is  given  to  several  species  of  hickory 
  ({Carya}),  and  their  fruit. 
 
  {Ash-leaved  walnut},  a  tree  ({Juglans  fraxinifolia}),  native 
  in  Transcaucasia 
 
  {Black  walnut},  a  North  American  tree  ({J.  nigra})  valuable 
  for  its  purplish  brown  wood,  which  is  extensively  used  in 
  cabinetwork  and  for  gunstocks.  The  nuts  are  thick-shelled, 
  and  nearly  globular. 
 
  {English},  or  {European},  {walnut},  a  tree  ({J.  regia}), 
  native  of  Asia  from  the  Caucasus  to  Japan,  valuable  for 
  its  timber  and  for  its  excellent  nuts,  which  are  also 
  called  Madeira  nuts. 
 
  {Walnut  brown},  a  deep  warm  brown  color,  like  that  of  the 
  heartwood  of  the  black  walnut. 
 
  {Walnut  oil},  oil  extracted  from  walnut  meats.  It  is  used  in 
  cooking,  making  soap,  etc 
 
  {White  walnut},  a  North  American  tree  ({J.  cinerea}),  bearing 
  long,  oval,  thick-shelled,  oily  nuts,  commonly  called 
  butternuts.  See  {Butternut}. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  English  \Eng"lish\,  a.  [AS.  Englisc,  fr  Engle,  Angle,  Engles, 
  Angles,  a  tribe  of  Germans  from  the  southeast  of  Sleswick  in 
  Denmark,  who  settled  in  Britain  and  gave  it  the  name  of 
  England.  Cf  {Anglican}.] 
  Of  or  pertaining  to  England,  or  to  its  inhabitants,  or  to  the 
  present  so-called  Anglo-Saxon  race. 
 
  {English  bond}  (Arch.)  See  1st  {Bond},  n.,  8. 
 
  {English  breakfast  tea}.  See  {Congou}. 
 
  {English  horn}.  (Mus.)  See  {Corno  Inglese}. 
 
  {English  walnut}.  (Bot.)  See  under  {Walnut}. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  English  \Eng"lish\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Englished};  p.  pr  & 
  vb  n.  {Englishing}.] 
  1.  To  translate  into  the  English  language;  to  Anglicize; 
  hence  to  interpret;  to  explain. 
 
  Those  gracious  acts  .  .  .  may  be  Englished  more 
  properly,  acts  of  fear  and  dissimulation.  --Milton. 
 
  Caxton  does  not  care  to  alter  the  French  forms  and 
  words  in  the  book  which  he  was  Englishing.  --T.  L. 
  K.  Oliphant. 
 
  2.  (Billiards)  To  strike  (the  cue  ball)  in  such  a  manner  as 
  to  give  it  in  addition  to  its  forward  motion  a  spinning 
  motion,  that  influences  its  direction  after  impact  on 
  another  ball  or  the  cushion.  [U.S.] 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  English  \Eng"lish\,  n. 
  1.  Collectively,  the  people  of  England;  English  people  or 
  persons. 
 
  2.  The  language  of  England  or  of  the  English  nation,  and  of 
  their  descendants  in  America,  India,  and  other  countries. 
 
  Note:  The  English  language  has  been  variously  divided  into 
  periods  by  different  writers.  In  the  division  most 
  commonly  recognized,  the  first  period  dates  from  about 
  450  to  1150.  This  is  the  period  of  full  inflection,  and 
  is  called  Anglo-Saxon,  or  by  many  recent  writers,  Old 
  English.  The  second  period  dates  from  about  1150  to 
  1550  (or,  if  four  periods  be  recognized,  from  about 
  1150  to  1350),  and  is  called  Early  English,  Middle 
  English,  or  more  commonly  (as  in  the  usage  of  this 
  book),  Old  English.  During  this  period  most  of  the 
  inflections  were  dropped,  and  there  was  a  great 
  addition  of  French  words  to  the  language.  The  third 
  period  extends  from  about  1350  to  1550,  and  is  Middle 
  English.  During  this  period  orthography  became 
  comparatively  fixed.  The  last  period,  from  about  1550, 
  is  called  Modern  English. 
 
  3.  A  kind  of  printing  type  in  size  between  Pica  and  Great 
  Primer.  See  {Type}. 
 
  Note:  The  type  called  English. 
 
  4.  (Billiards)  A  twist  or  spinning  motion  given  to  a  ball  in 
  striking  it  that  influences  the  direction  it  will  take 
  after  touching  a  cushion  or  another  ball. 
 
  {The}  {King's,  or  Queen's},  {English}.  See  under  {King}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  English 
  adj  :  of  or  relating  to  or  characteristic  of  England  or  its 
  culture;  "English  histry";  "the  English  landed 
  aristocracy";  "English  literature"  [syn:  {English}] 
  n  1:  an  Indo-European  language  belonging  to  the  West  Germanic 
  branch;  the  official  language  of  Britain  and  the  US  and 
  most  of  the  Commonwealth  countries  [syn:  {English},  {English 
  language}] 
  2:  the  people  of  England  [syn:  {English},  {English  people},  {the 
  English}] 
  3:  the  discipline  that  studies  the  English  language  and 
  literature  [syn:  {English}] 
  4:  (sports)  the  spin  given  to  a  ball  by  striking  it  on  one  side 
  or  releasing  it  with  a  sharp  twist  [syn:  {English},  {side}] 
 
  From  U.S.  Gazetteer  (1990)  [gazetteer]: 
 
  English,  IN  (town,  FIPS  21214) 
  Location:  38.33302  N,  86.46328  W 
  Population  (1990):  614  (260  housing  units) 
  Area:  3.1  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  47118 
 
  From  Jargon  File  (4.2.3,  23  NOV  2000)  [jargon]: 
 
  English  1.  n.  obs.  The  source  code  for  a  program,  which  may  be 
  in  any  language,  as  opposed  to  the  linkable  or  executable  binary 
  produced  from  it  by  a  compiler.  The  idea  behind  the  term  is  that  to 
  a  real  hacker,  a  program  written  in  his  favorite  programming  language 
  is  at  least  as  readable  as  English.  Usage:  mostly  by  old-time  hackers, 
  though  recognizable  in  context.  Today  the  prefereed  shorthand  is  sinply 
  {source}.  2.  The  official  name  of  the  database  language  used  by  the  old 
  Pick  Operating  System,  actually  a  sort  of  crufty,  brain-damaged  SQL 
  with  delusions  of  grandeur.  The  name  permitted  {marketroid}s  to  say 
  "Yes,  and  you  can  program  our  computers  in  English!"  to  ignorant  {suit}s 
  without  quite  running  afoul  of  the  truth-in-advertising  laws. 
 
 
 
  From  The  Free  On-line  Dictionary  of  Computing  (13  Mar  01)  [foldoc]: 
 
  English 
 
  1.  (Obsolete)  The  source  code  for  a  program,  which  may  be  in 
  any  language,  as  opposed  to  the  linkable  or  executable  binary 
  produced  from  it  by  a  compiler.  The  idea  behind  the  term  is 
  that  to  a  real  hacker,  a  program  written  in  his  favourite 
  programming  language  is  at  least  as  readable  as  English. 
  Usage:  mostly  by  old-time  hackers,  though  recognisable  in 
  context. 
 
  2.  The  official  name  of  the  {database}  language  used  by  the 
  {Pick}  {operating  system},  actually  a  sort  of  crufty, 
  brain-damaged  {SQL}  with  delusions  of  grandeur.  The  name 
  permits  {marketroid}s  to  say  "Yes,  and  you  can  program  our 
  computers  in  English!"  to  ignorant  {suit}s  without  quite 
  running  afoul  of  the  truth-in-advertising  laws. 
 
  ["Exploring  the  Pick  Operating  System",  J.E.  Sisk  et  al 
  Hayden  1986]. 
 
  [{Jargon  File}] 
 
 




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