Part of speech: adjective

Pertaining to Great Britain, the United Kingdom, or the British Empire. Britannic.

Part of speech: noun

The people of Great Britain or of the British Empire.

Part of speech: noun

The language of the ancient Britons.

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Usage examples "british":

  1. Could he not enter the British service in some way? - "Middy and Ensign", G. Manville Fenn.
  2. Why, Hildegarde, she said, you look like the British warrior queen you told me about yesterday. - "Queen Hildegarde", Laura Elizabeth Howe Richards.
  3. F'r I'm a British subjick, Hinnissy. - "Observations by Mr. Dooley", Finley Peter Dunne.