West Saxon

noun

Definition of West Saxon 

1 : a member or a descendant of the Saxons who occupied England largely south of the Thames, west of the Downs, and east of Dartmoor

2 : a dialect of Old English used as the chief literary dialect in England before the Norman Conquest

First Known Use of West Saxon

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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