Anglo-Saxon alphabet

noun

Definition of Anglo-Saxon alphabet

: the Latin alphabet as modified for writing Old English by the addition of the four characters æ or ę, edh, thorn, and wen

called also Old English alphabet

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First Known Use of Anglo-Saxon alphabet

1737, in the meaning defined above

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“Anglo-Saxon alphabet.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Anglo-Saxon%20alphabet. Accessed 17 Sep. 2021.

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