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englished


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  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.]