Old French

noun
the earliest form of the French language; 9th to 15th century
Hypernyms: ↑French

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noun
Usage: capitalized O&F
: the French language from the time of the earliest documents preserved until the time of Modern French or approximately from the 9th to the 16th century; especially : French from the 9th to the 13th century as distinguished from Middle French of the 14th to the 16th century

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the French language of the 9th through the 13th centuries. Abbr.: OF
[1885-90]

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Old French noun
The French language until about 1400
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Main Entry:old

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Old French,
the French language from about 800 A.D. to about 1400. Abbr: OF (no periods).

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n. the French language up to c.1400

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • Old French — Spoken in northern France, parts of Belgium (Wallonia) and Switzerland, England, Ireland, Kingdom of Sicily, Principality of Antioch, Kingdom of Cyprus Extinct evolved into Middle French by the 14th century …   Wikipedia

  • Old French — n. the French language from c.A.D. 800 to c.A.D. 1500, esp. French from the 9th to the 14th cent.: cf. MIDDLE FRENCH …   English World dictionary

  • Old French — Old′ French′ n. peo the French language of the 9th through the 13th centuries Abbr.: OF • Etymology: 1885–90 …   From formal English to slang

  • Old French — ► NOUN ▪ the French language up to c.1400 …   English terms dictionary

  • Old French — French language from the 9th 16th century …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Old French — noun Date: 1708 the French language from the 9th to the 16th century; especially French from the 9th to the 13th century see Indo European languages table …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Old French — /oʊld ˈfrɛntʃ/ (say ohld french) noun the French language spoken before 1400 …   Australian English dictionary

  • Old French — the French language of the 9th through the 13th centuries. Abbr.: OF [1885 90] * * * …   Universalium

  • Old French — noun The French language as spoken or written from the 9th to the early 16th centuries …   Wiktionary

  • Old French — noun the French language up to c.1400 …   English new terms dictionary

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