Old Saxon


noun

the Saxon dialect of Low German in use before c1100. Abbreviations: OS, O.S.

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Origin of Old Saxon

First recorded in 1830–35
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Example sentences from the Web for Old Saxon

  • The Old-Saxon language, however, is extinct, and the blood considerably mixed.

    The Ethnology of Europe|Robert Gordon Latham

British Dictionary definitions for Old Saxon

Old Saxon

noun

the Saxon dialect of Low German up to about 1200, from which modern Low German is derivedAbbreviation: OS
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