The Gaelic term for a Saxon. Survives in modern day Ireland and Scotland as a derogatory term for an English person.
I went into a pub in Templebar but it was full of Sassenachs so i left straight away.
by Damo B January 19, 2006
A Scot's term for an english person. Supposedly said with mirth but often containing thinly veiled hostility.
Och. A sassenach.
by Mone. August 10, 2008