Brit·ish a. Of or pertaining to Great Britain or to its inhabitants; -- sometimes restricted to the original inhabitants.
British gum, a brownish substance, very soluble in cold water, formed by heating dry starch at a temperature of about 600° Fahr. It corresponds, in its properties, to dextrin, and is used, in solution, as a substitute for gum in stiffering goods.
British lion, the national emblem of Great Britain.
British seas, the four seas which surround Great Britain.
Brit·ish, n. pl. People of Great Britain.
adj : of or relating to or characteristic of Great Britain or its
people or culture; "his wife is British"
n : the people of Great Britain [syn: British people, the