Origin of Anglian
Examples from the Web for anglian
Nobody here calls it "brook," as in the Saxon south, nor "burn," as in the Anglian north.The Book of Coniston|William Gershom Collingwood
Tradition hath it that at the Anglian advent into this district, the worship of Woden was first set up in a grove at Wednesfield.The Annals of Willenhall|Frederick William Hackwood
Out in the council chamber we left three of the Anglian thanes and three Mercian, who would act as guards for the night.A King's Comrade|Charles Whistler
As the Anglian poet says, he is 'soldier and sailor too,' in other words, he epitomizes the army and navy.Captain Jinks, Hero|Ernest Crosby
The foundation of the earlier Anglian settlements preceded the development of the great road system of England.The Danes in Lancashire and Yorkshire|S. W. Partington
"of the Angles," 1726; see Angle. The Old English word was Englisc, but as this came to be used in reference to the whole Germanic people of Britain, a new word was wanted to describe this one branch of them.