noun, often capitalized sas·se·nach \ˈsasənˌa|k, -ənə|, -ənˌä|, |ḵ\

Definition of sassenach



  1. :  a typical Englishman or something considered typical of England —often used disparagingly by Scots and Irish a dreadful Sassenach concoction — I. A. Bremner

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Origin and Etymology of sassenach

Irish Sasanach, of Germanic origin; akin to Old English Seaxan Saxons

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a trip made at another's expense

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