Middle English definition

  • proper-noun:
    • The ancestor language of Modern English, talked in England and parts of Scotland (where it became Lowland Scots) from about 1100 advertisement to 1500 advertising. It developed from Anglo-Saxon, also known as Old English, with hefty impact from French and Latin following the Norman intrusion.
  • adjective:
    • See English, n., 2.
  • noun:
    • English from about 1100 to 1450

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