Saxe


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Saxe

(saks)
n
(Placename) the French name for Saxony

Saxe

(French saks)
n
(Biography) Hermann Maurice (ɛrman mɔris), comte de Saxe. 1696–1750, French marshal born in Saxony: he distinguished himself in the War of the Austrian Succession (1740–48)

sax•o•ny

(ˈsæk sə ni)

n.
1. a fine, three-ply woolen yarn.
2. a soft-finish, compact fabric for coats.
[1825–35; from Saxony]

Sax•o•ny

(ˈsæk sə ni)

n.
1. a state in E central Germany. 4,900,000; 6561 sq. mi. (16,990 sq. km). Cap.: Dresden.
2. a former state of the Weimar Republic in E central Germany. 5788 sq. mi. (14,990 sq. km). Cap.: Dresden.
3. a medieval division of N Germany with varying boundaries: extended at its height from the Rhine to E of the Elbe. German, Sachsen; French, Saxe.
Sax•o′ni•an (-ˈsoʊ ni ən) n., adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Saxe - a French marshal who distinguished himself in the War of the Austrian Succession (1696-1750)Saxe - a French marshal who distinguished himself in the War of the Austrian Succession (1696-1750)
2.Saxe - an area in Germany around the upper Elbe riverSaxe - an area in Germany around the upper Elbe river; the original home of the Saxons
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She submitted cheerfully to the purple satin and yellow tuftings of the Welland drawing-room, to its sham Buhl tables and gilt vitrines full of modern Saxe.
When she went into Kitty's little room, a pretty, pink little room, full of knick-knacks in vieux saxe, as fresh, and pink, and white, and gay as Kitty herself had been two months ago, Dolly remembered how they had decorated the room the year before together, with what love and gaiety.
The Prince of Saxe Leinitzer twirled his heavy moustache and sank into a chair between the two women.
Shortly after acquiring her new guitar, Saxe metJoan Baez .
Contractors and property owners may not be getting all they are entitled to from their property coverage in the case of faulty work-manship, according to policyholder's attorney TRACY ALAN SAXE, with Saxe Doernberger & Vita, P.
A memorial service for Ms Saxe will be held in Worcester, MA 04/12/20014 at 1:00 PM at the First Unitarian Church, followed by a luncheon at the Coral Seafood Restaurant.
After finalizing the last details Mayor Bernd Saxe, Dr Christian Becker, CEO of the STAWAG, and Evert den Boer, Senior Vice President at DONG Energy announced that the concrete cooperation between STAWAG and the Stadtwerke LE-beck will start this September.
Le president allemand Joachim Gauck a consacre sa journee d'hier dimanche a une visite dans les villes touchees par les inondations en Saxe et en Saxe-Anhalt.
Hill, an associate member of our branch, has published a new book, titled John Saxe, Loyalist (1732-1808) and His Descendants for Five Generations.
MIT postdoc Emile Bruneau and associate professor of cognitive neuroscience Rebecca Saxe are also trying to locate patterns of brain activity that correlate with empathy, in hopes of eventually using such measures to determine how well people respond to reconciliation programs aimed at boosting empathy between groups in conflict.
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