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anglicise

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v anglicise make English in appearance "She anglicised her name after moving from Paris to London"
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.t Anglicise to express in English idiom
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Usage

In literature:

As a people Anglicised, and badly Anglicised at that, we share, and even exaggerate, the faults which I have just described.
"The Glories of Ireland" by Edited by Joseph Dunn and P.J. Lennox
The word "Pantomime" could not, I may say here, have been Anglicised earlier than sometime during the seventeenth century.
"A History of Pantomime" by R. J. Broadbent
Like many other young Hindus who have studied in England, Chunerbutty professed to be completely Anglicised.
"The Elephant God" by Gordon Casserly
The original is in broad Scots, which I have anglicised.
"More English Fairy Tales" by Various
Our own empire would be a ludicrous failure if it were any part of our ambition to Anglicise other races.
"Outspoken Essays" by William Ralph Inge
He planted the region with English, Anglo-Norman, and Lowland landholders, a great step in the anglicisation of his kingdom.
"A Short History of Scotland" by Andrew Lang
I expect she is only an Anglicised Fraeulein,' observed Jill, with a vixenish look.
"Uncle Max" by Rosa Nouchette Carey
Castoleto is not an Anglo-Saxon resort; it is small and of no reputation, and not as yet Anglicised.
"The Lee Shore" by Rose Macaulay
Fife, in turn, was quickly Anglicised, as was also the whole region south of the Highland line.
"Early Britain" by Grant Allen
At these parties you meet a few Anglicised Italians, who have picked up a little of our English language and a good deal of our English dress.
"Rome in 1860" by Edward Dicey
Upon the whole, there is something very anglicised in the appearance both of this city and of its inhabitants.
"A Bibliographical, Antiquarian and Picturesque Tour in France and Germany, Volume Three" by Thomas Frognall Dibdin
Blanc Sablon and Isle du Bois up on the Labrador coast have been Anglicised as Nancy Belong and Boys' Island.
"Under the Great Bear" by Kirk Munroe
They plundered our pockets, but they guarded our souls from being anglicised.
"Thomas Davis, Selections from his Prose and Poetry" by Thomas Davis
In despair it was sought to anglicise him by discourses in Yiddish.
"The Grandchildren of the Ghetto" by Israel Zangwill
Names which have been Anglicised, such as "Brahma, Brahman, Benares, Jain, and karma," have been preserved in their accepted form.
"The Gospel of Buddha" by Paul Carus
Francis Regnault (or Reynold, anglicised) was a Frenchman who fell under the displeasure of the Inquisition for printing the Bible in English.
"Amenities of Literature" by Isaac Disraeli
Icolmkill is familiar: the anglicised Gaelic of the Isle of Colum of the Church.
"The Divine Adventure Volume IV" by Fiona Macleod
Even the amusements of a Bengalee Baboo are more or less anglicised.
"The Hindoos as they Are" by Shib Chunder Bose
FROW(E), FRO(E), Anglicised from Dut.
"Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 4 of 4: S-Z and supplements)" by Various
As a rule, the more Anglicised he becomes the more intolerable he is.
"Beauties and Antiquities of Ireland" by T. O. Russell
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