[n] the discipline that studies the English language and literature
[n] an Indo-European language belonging to the West Germanic branch; the official language of Britain and the US and most of the Commonwealth countries
[n] (sports) the spin given to a ball by striking it on one side or releasing it with a sharp twist
[n] the people of England
[adj] of or relating to or characteristic of England or its culture; "English histry"; "the English landed aristocracy"; "English literature"