Definition for SAX'ON

SAX'ON, n. [Sax. seax, a knife, sword or dagger, a Saxon.]

  1. One of the nation or people who formerly dwelt in the northern part of Germany, and who invaded and conquered England in the fifth and sixth centuries. The Welsh still call the English S├Žsons.
  2. The language of the Saxons.

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