Middle Dutch

noun

Definition of Middle Dutch

: the Dutch language in use from about 1100 to about 1500 — see Indo-European Languages Table

First Known Use of Middle Dutch

1870, in the meaning defined above

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“Middle Dutch.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Middle%20Dutch. Accessed 21 Jun. 2021.

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