m pl West Saxons; Wessex

Old to modern English dictionary. 2013.

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  • Middel-Seaxan — m pl the Middle Saxons; the Saxons who settled in the district west of London , and whose name is preserved in the present Middlesex …   Old to modern English dictionary

  • of — prep w.d. of, from, out of, off; 1. with the idea of motion, (α) as the opposite of in, into; hé ástáh of þǽm wætere he climbed out of the water; (β) as the opposite of on; Moises éode niðer of þǽm munte tó þǽm folce Moses went down from the… …   Old to modern English dictionary

  • Saxon — /sak seuhn/, n. 1. a member of a Germanic people in ancient times dwelling near the mouth of the Elbe, a portion of whom invaded and occupied parts of Britain in the 5th and 6th centuries. 2. the Old English dialects of the regions settled by the …   Universalium

  • 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… …   English new terms dictionary

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