Anglo-Saxon (adj.)

  1. of or relating to the Anglo-Saxons or their language; Anglo-Saxon poetry; The Anglo-Saxon population of Scotland

    [ Syn: anglo-saxon ]

    Anglo-Saxon (n.)

  1. a native or inhabitant of England prior to the Norman Conquest

    [ Syn: anglo-saxon ]

  2. a person of Anglo-Saxon (especially British) descent whose native tongue is English and whose culture is strongly influenced by English culture as in WASP for `White Anglo-Saxon Protestant; in the ninth century the Vikings began raiding the Anglo-Saxons in Britain; his ancestors were not just British, they were Anglo-Saxons

    [ Syn: anglo-saxon ]

  3. English prior to about 1100

    [ Syn: old english , anglo-saxon ]

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