Definitions of alsatian

  1. al-s[= a]' shi-an, adj. of or pertaining to Alsatia ( Ger. Elsass), a province between France and Germany.-- n. a rogue or debauchee, such as haunted Alsatia-- a cant name for Whitefriars, a district in London between the Thames and Fleet Street, which enjoyed privileges of sanctuary down to 1697, and was consequently infested with lawless characters. See Scott's Fortunes of Nigel.
  2. a native or inhabitant of Alsace
  3. An inhabitant of Alsatia or Alsace in Germany, or of Alsatia or White Friars ( a resort of debtors and criminals) in London.
  4. Pertaining to Alsatia.
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