Associations to the word «Saxon»


SAXON, noun. A member of an ancient West Germanic tribe that lived at the eastern North Sea coast and south of it.
SAXON, noun. A native or inhabitant of Saxony.
SAXON, noun. (uncountable) (US printing) (rare) (dated) A size of type between German and Norse, 2-point type.
SAXON, noun. (Ireland) (poetic) The English/British.
SAXON, noun. A kind of rapidly spinning ground-based firework.
SAXON, proper noun. The language of the ancient Saxons.
SAXON, proper noun. The dialect of modern German spoken in Saxony.
SAXON, proper noun. A surname​.
SAXON, proper noun. A male given name of modern usage, from the surname, or directly from the noun Saxon.
SAXON, adjective. Of or relating to the Saxons.
SAXON, adjective. Of or relating to Saxony.
SAXON, adjective. Of or relating to the Saxon language.
SAXON BLUE, noun. A solution of indigo in concentrated sulphuric acid, used as a dye
SAXON GREEN, noun. A green colour produced by dyeing with yellow upon a ground of Saxon blue.

Dictionary definition

SAXON, noun. A member of a Germanic people who conquered England and merged with the Angles and Jutes to become Anglo-Saxons; dominant in England until the Norman Conquest.
SAXON, adjective. Of or relating to or characteristic of the early Saxons or Anglo-Saxons and their descendents (especially the English or Lowland Scots) and their language; "Saxon princes"; "for greater clarity choose a plain Saxon term instead of a latinate one".

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