Sassenach


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Sassenach

(ˈsæsəˌnæk; Scottish -næx)
n
(Peoples) sometimes Scot and Irish an English person or a Lowland Scot
[C18: from Scottish Gaelic Sasunnach, Irish Sasanach, from Late Latin saxonēs Saxons]

Sassenach

A Scottish word for an English person or a Highlander’s word for a Lowland Scot.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Sassenach - the Scots' term for an English person
English person - a native or inhabitant of England
Translations

Sassenach

[ˈsæsənæx] N (Scot) (sometimes pej) → inglés/esa m/f

Sassenach

(Scot: pej, hum)
nEngländer(in) m(f)
adjenglisch
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They tell me - the Sassenach tell me - that in time I shall be able without a blush to make Albert say 'darling,' and even gather her up in his arms, but I begin to doubt it; the moment sees me as shy as ever; I still find it advisable to lock the door, and then - no witness save the dog - I 'do' it dourly with my teeth clenched, while the dog retreats into the far corner and moans.
1 skein Himalayan Trail by Bijou Basin Ranch, 75% yak, 25% merino (200 yds/56g) in color Sassenach
His plan to go down in history as the man who removed "the Sassenach yoke" in an act of selfglorification founded as a result of the good sense of the Scottish people who preferred the continuing security of the 300 year plus union of the United Kingdom to the uncertainty of independence.
He said: "If you're a producer and you see some Sassenach (English) products in the shop that's a business opportunity to replace that product.
This is in response to Darren Macleod, who for some strange reason wants to compare Andy Murray's rating in tennis to that of Mr Sassenach in his field, whatever that may be.
SNP: Free Buckie and halfy-halfies for all, paid for by the Sassenach.
GEORGE BURLEY, one of the most impressive managers in English club football in recent years, took a swipe at the Sassenach game when he was unveiled as Scotland manager this week.
Indeed it was the sight of White rearranging Sassenach skeletons at Murrayfield last year that inspired his team to a famous victory.
1 squash player Peter Nicol ripped up his kilt and flogged off his bagpipes at the beginning of the year to become a fully-fledged Sassenach.
Even when writing in English of England, like Sheridan, there is a definitely Irish element - in the ironies of language and situation, the pun and the caricature - which distinguishes the literature from the purely Sassenach.
It is surely due to a malevolent Sassenach proofreader that there is a reference to the Angus Dei (p.