West Saxon

Definitions of West Saxon
  1. noun
    an inhabitant of Wessex
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    type of:
    Saxon
    a member of a Germanic people who conquered England and merged with the Angles and Jutes to become Anglo-Saxons; dominant in England until the Norman Conquest
  2. noun
    a literary dialect of Old English
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    type of:
    Anglo-Saxon, Old English
    English prior to about 1100
  3. noun
    a dialect of Middle English
    synonyms: Southwestern
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    type of:
    Middle English
    English from about 1100 to 1450
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