Middle English

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Definition of Middle English 

: the English in use from the 12th to 15th centuries — see Indo-European Languages Table

First Known Use of Middle English

1830, in the meaning defined above

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Middle English

noun

English Language Learners Definition of Middle English

: the English language between about 1100 and 1400

Middle English

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Kids Definition of Middle English

: the English language of the 12th to 15th centuries

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