Old Saxon

noun

: the language of the Saxons of northwest Germany until about the 12th century see Indo-European Languages Table

Examples of Old Saxon in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The word may also have Germanic roots; mongari is an Old Saxon word. Stephen Miller, WSJ, 25 Apr. 2021

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Word History

First Known Use

1833, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Old Saxon was in 1833

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“Old Saxon.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Old%20Saxon. Accessed 14 Jul. 2024.

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