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1A student or scholar of English language or literature; = Anglist.Related Anglist
2Originally and chiefly in India: an advocate of the teaching of English in schools.
Early 19th century; earliest use found in William Taylor (1765–1836), reviewer and translator. From post-classical Latin Anglicus English + -ist.
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