Saxon

noun
1》 a member of a Germanic people that conquered and settled in much of southern England in the 5th–6th centuries.
2》 a native of modern Saxony in Germany.
3》 (Old Saxon) the West Germanic language of the ancient Saxons.
4》 another term for Old English.
5》 the Low German dialect of modern Saxony.
adjective
1》 relating to the Anglo-Saxons, their language, or their period of dominance in England (5th–11th centuries).
2》 relating to Saxony or the continental Saxons.
Derivatives
Saxonize or Saxonise verb
Origin
ME: from OFr., from late L. and Gk Saxones (plural), of W. Gmc origin; related to OE Seaxan, Seaxe (plural), perh. from the base of sax2.

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