Englishing

All Noun Verb
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  • This description will perhaps explain to you the ground of one of your own remarks, as I was englishing to you the interesting dialogue concerning the causes of the corruption of eloquence. Cited from Biographia Literaria, Samuel Taylor Coleridge
  • He was lazily Englishing the soft lines of the original into such verse as suited his fastidious ear, when the scout came in suddenly once more, bringing in his hand the mid-day letters. Cited from Philistia, by Grant Allen
  • I began this new Englishing of the book, not in any hope of supplanting them, and surely not with any notion of meeting a great public need, but simply as a private amusement in troubled days. Cited from The Antichrist, by F. W. Nietzsche
  • If not un-Englishing America in mind And heart forever, vain the shrieks Of Freedom, eagling back to dawn's first streaks. Cited from Freedom, Truth and Beauty, by Edward Doyle
  • Again, my estimate of a translator's office has never been of the low level generally assigned to it even in the days when Englishmen were in the habit of englishing every important or interesting work published on the continent of Europe. Cited from 1000 Nights and a Night, Vol. 16, Tr. by Burton
  • It is also called anglification, anglifying, or Englishing.
  • Altogether then, we must discount somewhat Ascham's fierce denunciation, of the Italianate Englishman, and of the Englishing of Italian books. Cited from The Palace of Pleasure, Vol. I, by William Painter
  • The Prince, it is understood, will drop his title on his arrival here, and enter society as plain PETER BONAPARTE -- thus Englishing PIERRE, because it is French for stone, and he thinks that his exploits entitle him to take rank in New-York as a Brick. Cited from Punchinello, Vol. I, No. 3, April 16, 1870,Various
  • A vainglorious knight, over-Englishing his travels, and wholly consecrated to singularity; the very Jacob's staff of compliment; a sir that hath lived to see the revolution of time in most of his apparel. Cited from Character Writings of the 17th Century, by Various
  • PUNTARVOLO, a vain-glorious knight, over-englishing his travels, and wholly consecrated to singularity; the very Jacob's staff of compliment; a sir that hath lived to see the revolution of time in most of his apparel. Cited from Every Man Out Of His Humour, by Ben Jonson
  • Robert of Gloucester's work, with the later but companion Englishing of Peter of Langtoft by Robert Manning of Brunne, was published by Hearne in the early part of the last century. Cited from Flourishing of Romance and the Rise of Allegory, by George Saintsbury
  • His Englishing of Apuleius' 2nd century CE novel Metamorphoses, better known by its English title The Golden Ass (1566, reprinted 1571, 1582, 1596) was its first appearance in English and has been steadily reprinted into the 20th century.