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Synonyms for Anglo-Saxon

a native or inhabitant of England prior to the Norman Conquest

a person of Anglo-Saxon (especially British) descent whose native tongue is English and whose culture is strongly influenced by English culture as in WASP for 'White Anglo-Saxon Protestant'

English prior to about 1100

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Where the English are more likely to choose a word such as ``sufficient'', which comes from Latin, the Welsh will prefer to say ``enough'', an AngloSaxon word.
Specialists of Beowulf have naturally wondered if archaeology can help us visualize how the poet and his late AngloSaxon audience might have imagined Heorot to be, when those people were contemplating the roots of their own culture in a much earlier period across the North Sea (c.
He has accused Britain, Australia and New Zealand of an `` unholy AngloSaxon alliance'' to keep him out and yesterday repeated his threat to quit the organisation altogether.
The gesture was not appreciated by Roddick, who slammed down a huge serve and mouthed some words in Rusedski's direction which carried a heavy suspicion of AngloSaxon.
other Germanic) and Celtic rhetoric, not be a genuine Anglosaxon achievement, which, in turn, could have spread to Old Welsh poetry, making it "a somewhat bloodless version of Anglo-Saxon" (Conran 1986: 23)?
Franklin (1995) propose un bilan de ces recherches pour ce qui est du monde anglosaxon.
As there is, unfortunately, scant evidence to support female authorship of any extant Old English poetry, we must regret the lack of any sure poetic indication about how AngloSaxon women perceived themselves.
Yet later chroniclers, beginning with Aethelweard in about 980, ignore this poetic form even though they had copies of the AngloSaxon Chronicle and were clearly familiar with the poem.
This is nothing more than a variation of the words 'long' and 'length' and was an AngloSaxon term for spring, the season of the year when the days began to lengthen after the dark days of winter.
He then returned to his chair at the changeover and launched an AngloSaxon volley of abuse at the umpire.
He then returned to his chair at the changeover and launched an AngloSaxon volley of abuse at Mr Graff, a Swede from a town named Bastad, which incidentally was about the only thing Rusedski didn't proceed to callhim.
So, in the post-Roman period, Irish, British, and eventually AngloSaxon teachers, compiled new grammars, based on those of the Romans, but expanded to help learners who knew no Latin already and whose own language worked in different ways.
Wilkinson said that there were a few harsh words of AngloSaxon passed among the England players as they came under increasing pressure from a Springbok pack the exchanges only motivating South Africa, according to their captain Corne Krige.
It is one of the earliest AngloSaxon anecdotes to have survived.