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Anglo-French

[ang-gloh-french] /ˈæŋ gloʊˈfrɛntʃ/
adjective
1.
belonging to, relating to, or involving England and France, or the people of the two countries.
2.
of or relating to the Anglo-French dialect.
noun
3.
Also called Anglo-Norman. the dialect of French current in England from theNorman Conquest to the end of the Middle Ages.
Abbreviation: AF, A.F.
Origin of Anglo-French
1850-1855
First recorded in 1850-55
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Examples from the Web for Anglo-French
Historical Examples
  • The man has had a finger in every Anglo-French swindle of the last ten years.

    Dross

    Henry Seton Merriman
  • He was called in Anglo-French scawageour, from the noun scawage, showing.

  • And she turned to greet the entering mistress with a flood of Anglo-French.

    Regiment of Women Clemence Dane
  • Adverse destiny, in his case, took the shape of an Anglo-French jailer.

  • Very curious is the way in which Montreuil has been linked up with Anglo-French history.

    G. H. Q. Frank Fox
  • He spoke with a most respectful inflection, but always in barbarous Anglo-French.

    The White Blackbird Hudson Douglas
  • No other Anglo-French keep in Ireland had such an extensive enceinte.

  • I rose, saluted them, and in my Anglo-French wished them good evening.

    How I Filmed the War Lieut. Geoffrey H. Malins
  • This Anglo-French love-feast must be wafted to the heavens in a halo of dynamite.

  • Others of the earlier ordinances are in Anglo-French; many are in Latin.

    Life in a Medival City

    Edwin Benson
British Dictionary definitions for Anglo-French

Anglo-French

adjective
1.
of or relating to England and France
2.
of or relating to Anglo-French
noun
3.
the Norman-French language of medieval England
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