Angles to Anileness
(An"gles) n. pl. [L. Angli. See Anglican.] (Ethnol.) An ancient Low German tribe, that settled
in Britain, which came to be called Engla-land (Angleland or England). The Angles probably came from
the district of Angeln (now within the limits of Schleswig), and the country now Lower Hanover, etc.
(An"gle*site) n. [From the Isle of Anglesea.] (Min.) A native sulphate of lead. It occurs in
white or yellowish transparent, prismatic crystals.
(An"gle*wise`) adv. [Angle + wise, OE. wise manner.] In an angular manner; angularly.
(An"gle*worm`) n. (Zoöl.) A earthworm of the genus Lumbricus, frequently used by anglers
for bait. See Earthworm.
(An"gli*an) a. Of or pertaining to the Angles. n. One of the Angles.
(An"glic) a. Anglian.
(An"gli*can) a. [Angli the Angles, a Germanic tribe in Lower Germany. Cf. English.]
1. English; of or pertaining to England or the English nation; especially, pertaining to, or connected with,
the established church of England; as, the Anglican church, doctrine, orders, ritual, etc.
2. Pertaining to, characteristic of, or held by, the high church party of the Church of England.
1. A member of the Church of England.
Whether Catholics, Anglicans, or Calvinists.
2. In a restricted sense, a member of the High Church party, or of the more advanced ritualistic section,
in the Church of England.
1. Strong partiality to the principles and rites of the Church of England.
2. The principles of the established church of England; also, in a restricted sense, the doctrines held by
the high-church party.
3. Attachment to England or English institutions.
(||An"gli*ce) adv. [NL.] In English; in the English manner; as, Livorno, Anglice Leghorn.
(An*glic"i*fy) v. t. [NL. Anglicus English + -fly.] To anglicize. [R.]
(An"gli*cism) n. [Cf. F. anglicisme.]
1. An English idiom; a phrase or form language peculiar to the English. Dryden.
2. The quality of being English; an English characteristic, custom, or method.
(An*glic"i*ty) n. The state or quality of being English.
(An`gli*ci*za"tion) n. The act of anglicizing, or making English in character.
(An"gli*cize) v. t. [imp. & p. p. Anglicized ; p. pr. & vb. n. Anglicizing.] To make English; to
English; to anglify; render conformable to the English idiom, or to English analogies.