saxon

Part of speech: adjective

Anglo- Saxon.

Part of speech: adjective

Pertaining to the Saxons.

Part of speech: noun

One of a Teutonic tribe that conquered England in the 5th and 6th centuries.

Part of speech: noun

An Anglo- Saxon.

Part of speech: noun

A native of Saxony.

Part of speech: noun

The language of the Saxons.

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Usage examples "saxon":

  1. Yet perhaps he judged the Saxon too severely, and made him suffer for another's sin. - "The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers", Georg Ebers.
  2. This is the case with the Anglo- Saxon and Old Saxon. - "The English Language", Robert Gordon Latham.
  3. In one battle, however, fought at Eaglesford, now Ailsford, Horsa, the Saxon general, was slain, and left the sole command over his countrymen in the hands of Hengist. - "The History of England, Volume I", David Hume.