Origin of Saxon
OTHER WORDS FROM Saxonnon-Saxon, noun, adjectivepre-Saxon, adjective, noun
Words nearby Saxon
How to use Saxon in a sentence
The most effective weapon Anglo-Saxon elites have used to preserve power in American society has been the rule of law.Ellis Island’s Doubled-Edged Legacy|J.P. O’Malley|May 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
According to an account in The Anglo-Saxon Chronicle, written in the 9th century, that failed Viking raid was hardly a one-off.Every Viking ‘Fact’ Is Wrong|Nico Hines|March 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
When Viking invaders tore through 9th-century Europe, only one Anglo-Saxon leader was able to withstand their ferocious onslaught.Scientists Find Remains of Alfred The Great Or King Edward The Elder|Nico Hines|January 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
According to neighbor David Taubin, Sanderlin and her two daughters have been living at 193 Saxon Woods Road for about a year.‘Weeds’ Come to Life? Scarsdale Mom Arrested in Massive Pot Bust|Winston Ross, Eliza Shapiro|June 6, 2013|DAILY BEAST
New Saxon calls itself a “social networking site for people of European descent”; others have called it Facebook for neo-Nazis.Sikh Temple Shooting Returns Attention To Military’s White Power Problem|Jesse Ellison|August 13, 2012|DAILY BEAST
He was deeply versed in Saxon literature and published a work on the antiquity of the English church.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology|Joel Munsell
I fear she was often shocked at our easy Saxon ways, though Tom and I thought ourselves models of thrift.
In early days this highway, leading from one of the main seaports through the ancient Saxon capital, was of great importance.
There are two or three ancient churches dating from Saxon times which exhibit some remarkable specimens of Saxon architecture.
Wantage is a quiet town, lying at the foot of the hills, and is chiefly noted as the birthplace of the great Saxon king.
British Dictionary definitions for Saxon
- the Low German dialect of Saxony
- any of the West Germanic dialects spoken by the ancient Saxons or their descendants