Old Saxon

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noun

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


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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