saxien (c.1136-37)

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saxien (c.1136-37)


[FEW: ; Gdf: ; GdfC: ; TL: ; DEAF:  saxon (*); DMF: ; TLF: ; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: 2945c Saxonicus]

pl. saxnes  


1demonymSaxon, one who belongs to the Germanic tribe of Saxony (Germany) that settled in England, or one who comes from Wessex
( c.1136-37; MS: s.xiiex )  Saxiens [i] encuntrerent Qui la terre lur defendirent  2024
( s.xiiiex; MS: s.xiv1/3 )  Aprés ceo qe Dieux avoit abatue la nobleie des Bretons qe plus userent force qe droit, livera il le reaume as plus humbles e simples de tuz pais joygnauntz, c'est assaver a Saxnes  6
Saxon  saxonais  Saxonie  Sesson#1  Sessoine  sessoneis  sessonien 
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