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    Please what is the meaning of English

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    It's a language and also refers to people from England.

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    Quote Originally Posted by tdol
    It's a language and also refers to people from England.
    Not to mention the spin put on a billiard ball.

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    Is it? I didn't know that.

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    Quote Originally Posted by tdol
    Is it? I didn't know that.
    Yes. I didn't think you guys used that meaning.

    Eng·lish (ĭng'glĭsh)
    adj.
    Of, relating to, or characteristic of England or its people or culture.
    Of or relating to the English language.
    n.
    (used with a pl. verb) The people of England.

    The West Germanic language of England, the United States, and other countries that are or have been under English influence or control.
    The English language of a particular time, region, person, or group of persons: American English.
    A translation into or an equivalent in the English language.
    A course or individual class in the study of English language, literature, or composition.
    also english
    The spin given to a propelled ball by striking it on one side or releasing it with a sharp twist.
    Bodily movement in an effort to influence the movement of a propelled object; body English.

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