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Englishry

[ing-glish-ree or, often, -lish-] /ˈɪŋ glɪʃ ri or, often, -lɪʃ-/
noun
1.
the fact of being English, especially by birth.
2.
a population that is English or of English descent:
the Englishry of Ireland.
Origin
late Middle English
1250-1300
1250-1300; late Middle English Englisherie < Anglo-French Englescherie, equivalent to Middle English Englisch English + Anglo-French -erie -ery
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Englishry

/ˈɪŋɡlɪʃrɪ/
noun (rare)
1.
people of English descent, esp in Ireland
2.
the fact or condition of being an Englishman or Englishwoman, esp by birth
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