One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Of, associated with, or characteristic of King Alfred the Great, his writings, or his language.
Mid 18th century; earliest use found in The Monthly Review. From the name of Alfred, Aelfred (Old English Aelfred), King of the West Saxons and of the Anglo-Saxons (reigned 871–99) + -ian.
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