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Inglisman, Inglischman, n. Also: inglise-, ingles-, ingillis-, ynglis-; inglische-, ingleisch-, ingglesh-. [North. ME. inglis man (a 1300): cf. Englishman. In early texts often written as two words, but in the 16th c. chiefly as one. The early example of the c form is exceptional.] An Englishman. In pl., often = the English nation, the English.(a) 1375 Barb. ii. 106; etc.
All Inglis men ar him agayn
c1420 Wynt. viii. 2119.
Scottis men … That wyth the Inglis men [oft] ware Aggrevyd
Ib. 5004; etc.
The land That Inglis men had thane in hand
1444 Aberd. B. Rec. I. 10.
For the deliuerance of certane Inglisemen
1445 Ib. 13.
Roger Yhong, Inglisman
1456 Hay I. 126/12.
Gif … the King of France has were agaynis the Inglis men
Ib. 237/30.
As to the Inglis men that ar in Bordeaux
1473 Treas. Acc. I. 67.
Gevin … to ane Inglisman in the recompens of his schip
1503 Ib. II. 385.
To Schir Johne Hume, to banket Inglismen, v li.
1531 Bell. Boece I. iii.
King Hary the VIII, regnand now … abone Inglismen
1538 Treas. Acc. VII. 132.
To ane Inglismanne that come fra the Bordouris witht writingis
1549 Compl. 106/17.
There is nocht tua nations … that ar … mair … different … nor is Inglis men and Scottis men, quhoubeit that thai be … nychtbours, and of ane langage
1575–6 Bk. O. Edinb. C. VI. 92.
Johne Hendersone, Ingillisman
1596 Dalr. I. 3/30.
The same peple plane ignorant of the Ingles toung, oft names the Inglise men Saxons
1601–2 Misc. Spald. C. V. 74.
To ane certane Inglismen that wer schip brockin in Orknaye
1620 Dunferm. B. Rec. II. 126.(b) c1420 Wynt. ix. 56.
The Ynglis men gert him aspy
Brus x. 505 (C).
Jedworth and othir [places] … neir The Ynglis mennis bowndis
c1515 Asl. MS. I. 244/3.
Bot gif the Douglas and he wald haue bene Ynglis men and maid the aith
Ib. 265/25.
[He] put furth all Ynglismen beneficit within his diocy
(c) 1405 Slater Early Sc. Texts No. 58.
A barge of werre garnyst with Inglischmen … & sum men sais of the Newcastell
1545 Treas. Acc. VIII. 409.
For resisting of the Inglische men
a1578 Pitsc. I. 340/8.
The kingis mother fawored the Inglischemen
Ib. II. 41/11.
Subscrywit witht Inglischemens bloode
1603 Moysie 27.
Mr Bowis Inglischman come in ambassadge
1659–60 Peebles B. Rec. II. 199.
Payd … for his naige to Kirkurde with ane Ingleischeman
(d) 1657 Sc. Ant. XIII. 35.
The act ... anent bannes matrimoniall of Inggleshmen

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