sassenach

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

Definition of sassenach

plural -s
: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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