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Definitions of british

  1.   Of or pertaining to Great Britain or to its inhabitants; - sometimes restricted to the original inhabitants.
  2.   Pertaining to Great Britain, or its inhabitants. British gum, a gum made from starch, used for stiffening goods.
  3.   The people of Great Britain or of the British Empire.
  4.   Pert. to Britain or its people.
  5.   Pertaining to Great Britain, the United Kingdom, or the British Empire. Britannic.
  6.   the people of Great Britain
  7.   The language of the ancient Britons.
  8.   People of Great Britain.
  9.   Of or relating to Great Britain or its inhabitants; relating to the ancient Britons.
  10.   Pertaining to Great Britain or its people.

Quotes of british

  1. I am confident that the British people will not be intimidated by terrorism. – Tom Allen
  2. As I suffer in the defence of my Country, I must consider this hour as the most glorious of my life -Remember that I die as becomes a British Officer, while the manner of my death must reflect disgrace on your Commander. – John Andre
  3. Winston Churchill was not entirely British His mother was American, making Sir Winston part Iroquois Indian. – Rachel Blanchard
  4. There is a marvelous turn and trick to British arrogance; its apparent unconsciousness makes it twice as effectual. – Catherine Drinker Bowen
  5. The best research for playing a drunk is being a British actor for 20 years. – Michael Caine
  6. Like the British Constitution, she owes her success in practice to her inconsistencies in principle. – Thomas Hardy
  7. All British people have plain names, and that works pretty well over there. – Paris Hilton
  8. Such a prostitution of judicial power can never occur again under the shadow of the British law, for no jury within the wide circle of the empire would submit to such an infraction of their privilege, even if a judge could be found daring enough to attempt it. – Joseph Howe
  9. The British Red Cross asked me to help them spearhead a fundraising campaign for the victims of the war in Nicaragua. It was a turning point in my life. It began my commitment to justice and human rights issues. – Bianca Jagger
  10. Nova Scotia as a British colony also came into being as another result of these adventurous British expeditions to North America in the reign of James I. – Harry Johnston
  11. In one line of his poem he said good fences make good neighbors. I'd like to think that Alaska and British Columbia working together can prove that we can be pretty darned good neighbors without fences. – Dan Miller
  12. I think the good old British democracy should keep scrutinising and pressing to get the truth out. – Clare Short
  13. No, I'm not rich. I had a tax problem in this country, curiously enough, and my accountant said the British government was patently wrong in taxing me, and they were, but we couldn't persuade them and it cost me everything I had. – Donald Sutherland
  14. I'd rather do theater and British films than move to LA in hopes of getting small roles in American films. – Kate Winslet
  15. For an event that was wholly created in the poisonous psychological warfare kitchens of the Second World War, run by the ministries of propaganda in many countries, not just by the British or the Americans, but also the Russians and undoubtedly the world Jewish organizations. – Ernst Zundel

Usage examples for british

  1. The British war- ships are going up the river! ” – Then Marched the Brave by Harriet T. Comstock
  2. The firing began between two and three miles from the British camp. ” – The History of the First West India Regiment by A. B. Ellis
  3. The British Lion may well roar with raje at the thawt!" ” – The Complete Works of Artemus Ward, Part 1 by Charles Farrar Browne
  4. “ I have come to open a trading station and to remain with you, and that King Ja Ja, or any one else but our British Consul, would never drive me from that river alive. ” – West African studies by Mary Henrietta Kingsley
  5. “ S'pose I'd be taking any of his old tea, bought of the British – The May Flower, and Miscellaneous Writings by Harriet Beecher Stowe
  6. Eleven hundred of the enemy were killed, wounded or taken, of which one hundred were British – A Sketch of the Life of Brig. Gen. Francis Marion by William Dobein James
  7. Also of what value are the British soldiers? ” – On the Heels of De Wet by The Intelligence Officer
  8. “ " Well, I meant British – There was a King in Egypt by Norma Lorimer
  9. Apart from the British officers there were but few experienced seamen on board. ” – The Journal of Submarine Commander von Forstner by Georg-Günther von Forstner Commentator: John Hays, Jr. Hammond
  10. He was a member of the Congress of 1774 and took an unflinching stand against British oppression. ” – Sages and Heroes of the American Revolution by L. Carroll Judson
  11. “ Mary Rush just married Manners, a captain in the British army. ” – Memoirs of Aaron Burr, Complete by Matthew L. Davis
  12. Besides, a sensitive British public would have been scandalised." ” – Somehow Good by William de Morgan
  13. New York by this time was entirely in the hands of the British – Hurricane Hurry by W.H.G. Kingston
  14. He was not a typical British officer, he was far more than that, he was an ideal one. ” – Servants of the Guns by Jeffery E. Jeffery
  15. The British press, too, need claim little attention. ” – British Supremacy & Canadian Self-Government 1839-1854 by J. L. Morison
  16. Men will laugh at me if I ride like a British arrficer!" ” – King--of the Khyber Rifles by Talbot Mundy
  17. “ I was caught out by a British major when I failed to salute him; he asked me where I was stationed and when I answered " Shaiba." ” – Coming of Age: 1939-1946 by John Cox
  18. Well, dear aunt, it is a thoroughly English, or perhaps I ought to say British thing, you know. ” – Amos Huntingdon by T.P. Wilson
  19. “ " No English lady ever expressed a wish that a British officer did not feel bound in honor to grant," he says. ” – Miss Caprice by St. George Rathborne
  20. Your word as a British officer? ” – Alice of Old Vincennes by Maurice Thompson

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