Anglo-Saxon word

noun

Definition of Anglo-Saxon word

: any of a group of monosyllabic English words whether or not of Anglo-Saxon origin that are considered vulgar and unacceptable in polite use — compare four-letter word

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First Known Use of Anglo-Saxon word

1922, in the meaning defined above

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“Anglo-Saxon word.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Anglo-Saxon%20word. Accessed 22 Sep. 2020.

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