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Saxe

[saks]
noun
  1. Comte Her·mann Mau·rice de [er-man maw-rees duh] /ɛrˈman mɔˈris də/, 1696–1750, French military leader: marshal of France 1744.
  2. French name of Saxony.
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Examples from the Web for saxe

Historical Examples of saxe

  • "The pass-word is Saxe; now don't forget it, Pat," said the Colonel.

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  • “You have something of the idea, but you are not quite right, Saxe,” replied Dale.

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  • He started off now through the snow, with Dale and Saxe following.

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  • Saxe was as brave as most boys of his years, but this was too much for him.

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  • “But it looks as if you could get to the top in an hour,” said Saxe.

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British Dictionary definitions for saxe

Saxe

1
noun
  1. the French name for Saxony
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Saxe

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noun
  1. Hermann Maurice (ɛrman mɔris), comte de Saxe. 1696–1750, French marshal born in Saxony: he distinguished himself in the War of the Austrian Succession (1740–48)
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