Old Irish

noun

Definition of Old Irish

: the Irish in use from the seventh century to about 950 — see Indo-European Languages Table

First Known Use of Old Irish

1876, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of Old Irish was in 1876

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Old Irish

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“Old Irish.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Old%20Irish. Accessed 26 Oct. 2021.

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