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Anglo-Saxon
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a native or inhabitant of England prior to the Norman conquest or their descendant
  • Leora came to use, in her casual way, such words, such ancient Anglo-Saxon monosyllables, as would have dismayed Angus or Bert Tozer.
    Chapter 10 (64% in)
  • Martin was, like most inhabitants of Elk Mills before the SlavoItalian immigration, a Typical Pure-bred Anglo-Saxon American, which means that he was a union of German, French, Scotch, Irish, perhaps a little Spanish, conceivably a little of the strains lumped together as "Jewish," and a great deal of English, which is itself a combination of primitive Briton, Celt, Phoenician, Roman, German, Dane, and Swede.
    Chapter 1 (25% in)

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