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'''Saxon''', also known as '''Anglo-Saxon''' or simply '''Old English''', was an early form of the English language spoken in [[England]] until the [[1200s|thirteenth century]].<ref>{{Wikilink|Old English}}</ref> The [[Gertie Keddle's diary|diary]] of [[Gertie Keddle]] was written in "badly spelled" Saxon.<ref>{{QTTA}} - Chapter 3 (''The Game from Queerditch Marsh'')</ref> The word [[Werewolf|werewolf]] is taken from the Anglo-Saxon word ''wer'' meaning ''man'' and the word ''wolf'', ''manwolf''.
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'''Saxon''', also known as '''Anglo-Saxon''' or simply '''Old English''', was an early form of the English language spoken in [[England]] until the [[1200s|thirteenth century]].<ref>[[Wikipedia:Old English|Old English]] at [[Wikipedia:Main Page|Wikipedia]]</ref> The [[Gertie Keddle's diary|diary]] of [[Gertie Keddle]] was written in "badly spelled" Saxon.<ref>{{QTTA}} - Chapter 3 (''The Game from Queerditch Marsh'')</ref> The word [[Werewolf|werewolf]] is taken from the Anglo-Saxon word ''wer'' meaning ''man'' and the word ''wolf'', ''manwolf''.
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Saxon, also known as Anglo-Saxon or simply Old English, was an early form of the English language spoken in England until the thirteenth century.[1] The diary of Gertie Keddle was written in "badly spelled" Saxon.[2] The word werewolf is taken from the Anglo-Saxon word wer meaning man and the word wolf, manwolf.

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  1. Old English at Wikipedia
  2. Quidditch Through the Ages - Chapter 3 (The Game from Queerditch Marsh)

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