circa 1682, in the meaning defined above
French, from Old French, literally, language of oïl; from the French use of the word oïl for "yes"
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“Langue d'oïl.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/langue%20d%27o%C3%AFl. Accessed 8 May. 2021.
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