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.
from New York City will get to be the Sassenach for one romantic evening in Scotland.
10 QUESTIONS: 1 Ken Loach, 2 Rotterdam, 3 Sassenach, 4 Extra-sensory perception, 5 Stockton, 6 North Yorkshire, 7 Lemon, 8 Viscount, 9 Pipistrelle, 10 Pittsburgh
I assume that Mr Llewellyn (letters, August 31) is upset at such comments as "The Welsh are forever whining about poverty", "other people's wealth" and "the way they are being treated by the Sassenach" in the book.
* 1 skein Himalayan Trail by Bijou Basin Ranch, 75% yak, 25% merino (200 yds/56g) in color Sassenach
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.
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.
TUESDAY: A Tartan Army foot-soldier with a freebie for the match texts me before kick-off: "Sassenach, morris-dancing bunch of prima-donnas." At fulltime, I text back: "Agreed."
Our national football team is managed by a Swede, the best goal scored by an 'Englishman' in the last 20 years came from a Jamaican, Greg Rusedski and Lennox Lewis are more Canadian than the Rockies, and our No.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.
As a 'Sassenach outsider', he did not find it easy to assimilate into the tightly-knit Officers' Mess, and his Battalion commanders considered him 'too quiet and reserved for an infantry officer'.
It is surely due to a malevolent Sassenach proofreader that there is a reference to the Angus Dei (p.