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.

(An"gli*can) n.

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.

(An"gli*can*ism) n.

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.

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