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  1. the English language in a simplified spelling devised by R. E. Zachrisson (1880–1937), a Swedish philologist, to make English easier to use as an auxiliary language. About 40 of the most frequent words are kept in their usual spellings; the rest of the vocabulary is spelled phonetically with letters of the traditional 26-letter alphabet.
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  1. Anglian(def 1).
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Origin of Anglic

1865–70; < Medieval Latin Anglicus English, equivalent to Late Latin Angl(us) Angle, Germanic-speaking inhabitant of Britain (Latin Angliī a continental tribe mentioned by Tacitus; cf. Angle) + -icus -ic
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Examples from the Web for anglic

Historical Examples of anglic

  • Anglic, the right thumb, on which the archers ring (zih-gr) is worn.

    The Bbur-nma in English

    Babur, Emperor of Hindustan

  • Iakopo (Anglic Jacob), who was the local teacher and rather a favourite with the Indiana's company, said he was very glad.

  • In an out-of-the-way locality about two miles north of Nevern stands a farmhouse called Trellyfan, anglic Toadstown.

  • Bbur uses this name for, Anglic, the Kbul-river as low as nearly to Dakka.

    The Bbur-nma in English

    Babur, Emperor of Hindustan

  • Cancre and crabe in French are synonymous, meaning the same; Anglic, crab (fish).