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[ang-gluh-see] /ˈæŋ glə si/
in English; as the English would say it; according to the English way: Córdoba, Anglice “Cordova.”.
Origin of Anglice
1595-1605; < Medieval Latin, equivalent to Anglic(us) English (see Anglic) + -e adv. suffix Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • From all the poppycock Anglice bosh you talked about poker, I'd ha' played a straight game, and skinned you.

    American Notes Rudyard Kipling
  • For a month or two Anglice was wildly unhappy in her new home.

    Pre Antoine's Date-Palm Thomas Bailey Aldrich
  • The geel slang, Anglice “yellow-snake,” is a variety of cobra, and takes first rank among the deadliest reptiles of South Africa.

    A Secret of the Lebombo Bertram Mitford
  • Here also is a mutilated stone figure supposed to represent one of the Blanchminster (Anglice, Blackmonster) family.

    Nooks and Corners of Cornwall C. A. Dawson Scott
  • It was a heavy blow to Antoine—for he had himself half resolved to confess his love to Anglice and urge her to fly with him.

    Pre Antoine's Date-Palm Thomas Bailey Aldrich
  • The “Baavian-touw” (Anglice, “baboon-rope”) is a species of climbing plant, or liana, with long stems and heart-shaped leaves.

    The Vee-Boers Mayne Reid
  • The winter passed, the balmy spring had come with its magnolia blooms and orange blossoms, and Anglice seemed to revive.

    Pre Antoine's Date-Palm Thomas Bailey Aldrich
  • Anglice, e nombur multipliynge, for he schalle multiply e hyer nounbur, as us one tyme 6.

  • Some learned men understand the Hebrew to mean simply, that “she became fixed in the salsuginous soil”—Anglice, stuck in the mud.

    Dealings with the Dead, Volume I (of 2) A Sexton of the Old School
  • The whole medical profession are getting to very high words; Anglice,—indulging in very low language.

British Dictionary definitions for Anglice


in English: Roma, Anglice Rome
Word Origin
from Medieval Latin
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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