Old Welsh

noun

Definition of Old Welsh

: the Welsh language exemplified in documents prior to about 1150 — see Indo-European Languages Table

First Known Use of Old Welsh

1882, in the meaning defined above

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“Old Welsh.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Old%20Welsh. Accessed 22 Jan. 2021.

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