Sassenach


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Sassenach

Scot and occasionally Irish an English person or a Lowland Scot
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His plan to go down in history as the man who removed "the Sassenach yoke" in an act of selfglorification founded as a result of the good sense of the Scottish people who preferred the continuing security of the 300 year plus union of the United Kingdom to the uncertainty of independence.
Tale of a dog I FEEL I cannot let your correspondence on dogs pass without a few words from a Scot (to give me my full title, Scottish terrier; William to my Sassenach owner).
In response to A Sassenach's letter (GDN, February 4) regarding the recent final in the Australian tennis open.
The 60-minute trip out from historic Iona blew away the cobwebs and injected new life into a Sassenach's veins.
Robbie took his Skean Dhu knife from his stocking and threatened to kill the Sassenach Hastings, but realised he couldn't hurt a fly.
And the Hawthorns hero showed his appreciation of the amazing Sassenach support by giving a guided tour of Rugby Park stadium, before kick-off.
If it was always going to be tough taking on the World No 1, the World No 4, and a former St Andrews Open winner, it made for a lot harder job doing it in front of a gallery of Scotsmen so obviously willing Sassenach balls to stay up.
Even when writing in English of England, like Sheridan, there is a definitely Irish element - in the ironies of language and situation, the pun and the caricature - which distinguishes the literature from the purely Sassenach.
"Outlander" is on hiatus, but a Sassenach's love for the Starz drama never fades.
ABERDEEN Grammar coach Kevin Wyness has hit back at the Sassenach snipers by claiming it's ludicrous to suggest Scotland should be ditched from the Six Nations.
Adam Bennett, 19, who lives in Coundon, Bishop Auckland, County Durham, with dad Carl, mum Ann and sisters Claire, 25, and Samantha, 22, is the only "sassenach" in the Great Britain football squad.
"My fellow Scots have since returned across the border but I have recruited Sassenach replacements and we're a really happy bunch," added Bill.