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Anglo-Saxonism

[ang-gloh-sak-suh-niz-uh m]
noun
  1. Saxonism.
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Origin of Anglo-Saxonism

First recorded in 1855–60; Anglo-Saxon + -ism
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Historical Examples of anglo-saxonism

  • A is an Anglo-Saxonism for in or on; as a'board, a'going, &c.

    The Sailor's Word-Book

    William Henry Smyth

  • In American colonization, Anglo-Saxonism was but a drop in the bucket.

  • Anglo-Saxonism is a very good thing; simplicity and common sense are very good things too.

  • With due allowance for her Anglo-Saxonism and honesty, she was the type of woman to whom “things happen.”

    The Dust Flower

    Basil King