Englishry

noun

En·​glish·​ry ˈiŋ-glish-rē How to pronounce Englishry (audio)
ˈiŋ-lish-
: the state, fact, or quality of being English : englishness

Word History

First Known Use

1607, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Englishry was in 1607

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Cite this Entry

“Englishry.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Englishry. Accessed 30 Jan. 2023.

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