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Saxe

[saks] /saks/
noun
1.
Comte Hermann Maurice de
[er-man maw-rees duh] /ɛrˈman mɔˈris də/ (Show IPA),
1696–1750, French military leader: marshal of France 1744.
2.
French name of Saxony.
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  • "The pass-word is Saxe; now don't forget it, Pat," said the Colonel.

  • “But it looks as if you could get to the top in an hour,” said Saxe.

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  • I should like to see how big the piece was,” said Saxe; “it must have been close here.

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  • “You have something of the idea, but you are not quite right, Saxe,” replied Dale.

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  • He started off now through the snow, with Dale and Saxe following.

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  • Saxe was as brave as most boys of his years, but this was too much for him.

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  • “The herr is going to try for gold,” he said quietly to Saxe; but Dale heard it.

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  • “I was going to say on that stone, Saxe,” he said, in a low voice.

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  • “I should like to have the whole grotto over there safe,” replied Saxe.

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  • “Why, Saxe, we shall not want many loads like this,” said Dale.

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British Dictionary definitions for Saxe

Saxe1

/saks/
noun
1.
the French name for Saxony

Saxe2

/French saks/
noun
1.
Hermann Maurice (ɛrman mɔris), comte de Saxe. 1696–1750, French marshal born in Saxony: he distinguished himself in the War of the Austrian Succession (1740–48)
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