Middle English

noun

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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The first known use of Middle English was in 1830

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“Middle English.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Middle%20English. Accessed 22 May. 2022.

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Middle English

noun

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

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