Definition of anglo-saxon:
- A Saxon of Britain, that is, an English Saxon, or one the Saxons who settled in England, as distinguished from a continental ( or Old) Saxon.
- One of the race or people who claim descent from the Saxons, Angles, or other Teutonic tribes who settled in England; a person of English descent in its broadest sense.
- The language of the English people before the Conquest ( sometimes called Old English). See Saxon.
- The Teutonic people ( Angles, Saxons, Jutes) of England, or the English people, collectively, before the Norman Conquest.