anglo-saxonize

transitive verb

an·​glo-sax·​on·​ize
-ˌnīz
sometimes capitalized A&S
: to inculcate with characteristics considered Anglo-Saxon or English

Word History

First Known Use

1818, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of anglo-saxonize was in 1818

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“Anglo-saxonize.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/anglo-saxonize. Accessed 4 Feb. 2023.

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