a smooth, unglossed finish on paper, obtained by calendering paper that has short fibers and a high mineral content.
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- English flute
noun 1. (music) another name for recorder (sense 4)
noun 1. one of an English breed of medium-sized hunting dogs, slightly larger than the American foxhound, having a short, dense, glossy coat, in combinations of black, tan, or white, with low-set ears, and very straight legs, originally used for hunting foxes in packs.
noun 1. a spiny Eurasian and northern African shrub, Ribes uva-crispa, of the saxifrage family, having green flowers in sparse clusters and acid, bristly green, red, or yellow fruit.
- English garden
noun a type of natural large-scale landscape garden with origins in the English gardens of the 18th century; also, a small informal garden with many colorful flowering plants Examples The English garden is an informal, asymmetrical, natural type of landscape. Word Origin 1771