British definitions

brĭt'ĭsh
Of or relating to the ancient Britons.
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Of or relating to Great Britain or its people, language, or culture.
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Of or relating to the United Kingdom or the Commonwealth of Nations.
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The people of Great Britain.
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The Celtic language of the ancient Britons.
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Of the ancient Britons.
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Of Great Britain or its people, language, or culture.
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Of the Commonwealth.
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The language of the ancient Britons.
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With the, the citizens or inhabitants of Britain collectively.
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With the, the citizens or inhabitants of the United Kingdom collectively.
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(history) The ancient inhabitants of the southern part of Britain before the Anglo-Saxon invasion, also called ancient Britons.
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The Celtic language of the ancient Britons.
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The British English language.
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Of Britain (meaning the British Isles)
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Of the United Kingdom.
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Of the Commonwealth of Nations, or the British Empire.
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(historical) Of the ancient inhabitants of the southern part of Britain; Brythonic.
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Origin of british

In Old English as Bryttisc (“Britons”) . The spelling with single -t- appears in the 13th century under the influence of Latin Britannia, but spelling with -tt- persists alongside -t- during the 13th to 17th centuries.