Sassenach Scottish & Irish
- Sassenach Scottish & Irish ['sasənax, -nak]derogatorynoun an English person.adjective English.OriginC18 (asnoun): from Sc. Gaelic Sasunnoch, Ir. Sasanach, from L. Saxones 'Saxons'.
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