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Old Saxon

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  1. the Saxon dialect of Low German in use before c1100. Abbreviation: OS
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  • The Old-Saxon language, however, is extinct, and the blood considerably mixed.

    The Ethnology of Europe

    Robert Gordon Latham

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Old Saxon

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