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[ing-glish-muh n or, often, -lish-] /ˈɪŋ glɪʃ mən or, often, -lɪʃ-/
noun, plural Englishmen.
a native or a naturalized citizen of England.
an English ship.
Origin of Englishman
before 950; Middle English; Old English Engliscman. See English, man1 Unabridged
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noun (pl) -men
a male native or inhabitant of England
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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Word Origin and History for Englishman

Old English Engliscman, from English (n.1) + man (n.). Englishwoman is from c.1400. Englander "native of England" is from 1820; in some cases from German Engländer.

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