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Saxonism

[sak-suh-niz-uh m]
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noun
  1. an English word or idiom of Anglo-Saxon rather than foreign, as Latin or French, origin.
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Origin of Saxonism

First recorded in 1765–75; Saxon + -ism
Also called Anglo-Saxonism.
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