Englishman

suomi-englanti sanakirja

Englishman englannista suomeksi

  1. englantilainen

  1. Substantiivi

  2. englantilainen male or female, englantilaismies">englantilaismies male

Englishman englanniksi

  1. A native or inhabitant of England; a man who is English by ancestry, birth, descent{{, or naturalisation. (defdate)

  2. c. 1541, ''The Chronicle of Calais'', London 1846:

  3. the Ynglishe men had great vyctorye, for there was taken and slayne a greate nombar, and there was slayne the lorde Morley and Englishe man.
  4. 1853, ''Saunterings in and about London. By Max Schlesinger. The English edition by Otto Wenckstern'', London, p. 278:

  5. To see twenty or thirty female Englishmen of full regulation-size dancing a ballet, is an overpowering luxury.
  6. 1873, George Webbe Dasent, ''Jest an Earnest. A Collection of Essays and Reviews. In two Volumes. Vol. I'', London, p. 156:

  7. All Englishmen, male and female, young and old, are for the purposes of this establishment considered clean.
  8. 1909, ''Rambles and Adventures in Australasia, Canada, India, etc. By St. Michael-Podmore'', London, p. 270:

  9. Rest assured it cannot rest idle until Englishmen, male, female, and children are mercilessly massacred to the best interests of the country.
  10. 1931, (w), "Mad Dogs and Englishmen":

  11. In Bangkok at twelve o'clock they foam at the mouth and run, / But mad dogs and Englishmen go out in the midday sun.
  12. 2003, Richard Schickel, "Sweet Agonies of Affection", ''Time'', 3 Nov 2003:

  13. He has his dark -- well, darkish -- side under control. Which is to say that he is an Englishman, well practiced in masking pain and absurdity and descents into sheer goofiness with mannerly behavior, sly irony and stiff upper lips.
  14. (RQ:LstWkTnt)

  15. (quote-av)|(w)|1|17|episode=Scottish Independence|network=HBO||Also, for their national flower, the Scots chose a thistle. That is a plant made of tiny knives and a throwing star. “The only flower I like is a flower that can pierce an Englishman’s throat!”.

  16. The partridge (in opposition to the Frenchman, i.e., the partridge).

  17. A Canadian of British descent and/or whose first language is English (as opposed to French-descended, French-speaking Canadians).

  18. (quote-web)

  19. A South African of British descent, and/or whose first language is English (as opposed to Afrikaans-speaking Afrikaner South Africans).

  20. (quote-text)