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english (uncountable) (uppercased in all of the Oxford English Dictionary's citations from 1869 to 1959)

  1. (US) Spinning or rotary motion given to a ball around the vertical axis, as in billiards or bowling.
    You can't hit it directly, but maybe if you give it some english.

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