sassenach

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

Definition of sassenach

plural

-s

  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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