a member of a Germanic people in ancient times dwelling near the mouth of the Elbe, a portion of whom invaded and occupied parts of Britain in the 5th and 6th centuries.
the Old English dialects of the regions settled by the Saxons.
a native or inhabitant of Saxony in modern Germany.
an English person; Britisher.
(not in scholarly use) the Old English language.
a member of the royal house of Germany that ruled from 919 to 1024.
of or relating to the early Saxons or their language.
of or relating to Saxony in modern Germany.
English (defs 1, 2).
a member of a West Germanic people who in Roman times spread from Schleswig across NW Germany to the Rhine. Saxons raided and settled parts of S Britain in the fifth and sixth centuries ad. In Germany they established a duchy and other dominions, which changed and shifted through the centuries, usually retaining the name Saxony
a native or inhabitant of Saxony
the Low German dialect of Saxony
any of the West Germanic dialects spoken by the ancient Saxons or their descendants
of, relating to, or characteristic of the ancient Saxons, the Anglo-Saxons, or their descendants
of, relating to, or characteristic of Saxony, its inhabitants, or their Low German dialect
- Saxon blue
noun 1. a dye made by dissolving indigo in a solution of sulphuric acid
noun 1. a state in E central Germany. 6561 sq. mi. (16,990 sq. km). Capital: Dresden. 2. a former state of the Weimar Republic in E central Germany. 5788 sq. mi. (14,990 sq. km). Capital: Dresden. 3. a medieval division of N Germany with varying boundaries: extended at its height from the Rhine to E […]
noun 1. an English word or idiom of Anglo-Saxon rather than foreign, as Latin or French, origin.
adjective 1. tending or serving to save; rescuing; preserving. 2. compensating; redeeming: a saving sense of humor. 3. thrifty; economical: a saving housekeeper. 4. making a reservation: a saving clause. noun 5. a reduction or lessening of expenditure or outlay: a saving of 10 percent. 6. something that is saved. 7. savings, sums of money […]