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1An expert in or student of Old English language, literature, and culture.
2A person who believes in the importance or superiority of Anglo-Saxon language, people, or culture (past or present): compare Anglo-Saxonadjective.
Mid 19th century; earliest use found in The Gentleman's Magazine. From Anglo-Saxon + -ist.
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